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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.81
Rank#189  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#293  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgwww.geomesa.orgquasardb.net
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHCCRi and othersquasardb
Initial release2012200720142009
Current release0.21.0, April 20219.6.3, October 20213.1.1, January 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infointeger and binary
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP API
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonedepending on storage layerSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonedepending on storage layerSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nodepending on storage layeryes infoTransient mode
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 levelsyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Apache DruidBaseXGeoMesaQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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