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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb vs. RDF4J

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 databaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgwww.geomesa.orgquasardb.netrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­masterrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHCCRi and othersquasardbSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122007201420092004
Current release0.22.1, December 20219.7.2, May 20223.2.0, April 20213.13.3, April 2022
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 licensesOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScalaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonedepending on storage layerSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
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 factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integrationno
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 writernoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 trailno
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Apache DruidBaseXGeoMesaQuasardbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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