Apache Drill is a new open source Apache Incubator project for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets, inspired by Google's Dremel. It enables users to query terabytes of data in seconds. Apache Drill supports a broad range of data formats, including Protocol Buffers, Avro and JSON, and leverages Hadoop and HBase as data sources. Drill's primary query language, DrQL, is compatible with Google BigQuery. In this talk we provide an overview of the Drill project, including its design goals and architecture.
Presenter: Jason Frantz, Software Architect, MapR Technologies