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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. ArangoDB vs. Drizzle

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.44
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.73
Rank#78  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#9  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.arangodb.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stable
Social network pagesFacebookLinkedInTwitterYouTubeInstagram
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsArangoDB Inc.Drizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201220122008
Current release0.22.1, December 20213.7.9, March 20217.2.4, September 2012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availableOpen Source infoGNU GPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
AQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
C
C++
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyesPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTP
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Apache DruidArangoDBDrizzle
Specific characteristicsGraph and Beyond. With more than 11,000 stargazers on GitHub, ArangoDB is the leading...
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Competitive advantagesConsolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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Typical application scenariosNative multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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Key customersCisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Market metricsArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 11,000 stargazers on...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVery permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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