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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. Faircom EDGE vs. PostgreSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#130  Relational DBMS
Score608.21
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.postgresql.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orglearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorywww.postgresql.org/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHFairCom CorporationPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2012200719791989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL1998
Current release0.21.0, April 20219.6.3, October 2021V3, October 202014.1, November 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyes
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.noyesyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.PL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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