What are some alternatives?
When comparing Apache Drill and PostGIS, you can also consider the following products
Apache Spark - Apache Spark is an engine for big data processing, with built-in modules for streaming, SQL, machine learning and graph processing.
Sequel Pro - MySQL database management for Mac OS X
Hive - The Productivity Platform
DataGrip - Tool for SQL and databases
Hadoop - Open-source software for reliable, scalable, distributed computing
Slick - A jquery plugin for creating slideshows and carousels into your webpage.