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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Apache Druid

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality data
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.95
Rank#127  Overall
#23  Document stores
#60  Relational DBMS
Score3.34
Rank#88  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgdruid.apache.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­design
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation and contributors
Initial release20122012
Current release1.20.3, January 202329.0.1, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache license v2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL for querying
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infomanual/auto, time-based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and system

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