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

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

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  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.RDF4J 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 DBMSRDF store
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Score2.94
Rank#104  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.46
Rank#143  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#203  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#206  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgwww.geomesa.orgrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHCCRi and othersSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012200720142004
Current release0.22.1, December 20219.7.2, May 20223.2.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Java 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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonedepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonedepending on storage layernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layer
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writernoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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 layer
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 storageno

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