Speed is Key

Leveraging an efficient columnar storage format, an optimistic execution engine and a cache-conscious memory layout, Apache Drill is blazing fast. Coordination, query planning, optimization, scheduling, and execution are all distributed throughout nodes in a system to maximize parallelization.


Liberate Nested Data

Perform interactive analysis on all of your data, including nested and schema-less. Drill supports querying against many different schema-less data sources including HBase, Cassandra and MongoDB. Naturally flat records are included as a special case of nested data.


Flexibility

Strongly defined tiers and APIs for straightforward integration with a wide array of technologies.


Get Involved!

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Drill Alpha/Milestone 1 Source Download

Twitter: @ApacheDrill

Source Code: Github

How to contribute to Drill

Issue Tracking: JIRA

Wiki: Apache Drill Wiki

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Resources

Drill Alpha/Milestone 1 Source Download

Logical and Physical Plan Language Design Document (in progress)

Value Vector Design Document

Drill Proposal Wiki Page

Drill Architecture Slides

Drill Users Discussion Blog

Google's Dremel Paper

MIT's C-Store

Google's BigQuery

Google's Protobufs


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Disclaimer

Apache Drill is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache Software Foundation sponsored by the Apache Incubator PMC. Incubation is required of all newly accepted projects until a further review indicates that the infrastructure, communications, and decision making process have stabilized in a manner consistent with other successful ASF projects. While incubation status is not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or stability of the code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be fully endorsed by the ASF.