Drill is Apache’s Dremel.

In the era of big data, there is increasing demand for ever-faster ways to analyze — preferably in an interactive way — information sitting in Hadoop. Now the Apache Foundation is backing an open-source version of Dremel, the tool Google uses for these jobs, as a way to bring that speedy analysis to the masses. The proposed tool is called Drill and the Apache Foundation documents describe it as “a distributed system for interactive analysis of large-scale datasets.”

via For fast, interactive Hadoop queries, Drill may be the answer.

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