Drill Time to Value Delivering Fastest Time-to-Value for SQL-on-Hadoop

Apache Drill, the SQL-on-Hadoop query engine, delivers the fastest time-to-value through self-service data analysis. Drill is the industry’s first schema-free SQL engine that does on-the-fly schema discovery and provides capabilities to query complex nested data easily. This white paper compares and contrasts the traditional schema-driven approach vs. Drill’s approach using a commonly deployed big data analytics scenario to provide a real-world context.

Read this paper to learn about:

  • How Drill enables self-service data analysis
  • An example scenario - analyzing Twitter JSON data with Drill
  • How Drill compares to Hive and Impala