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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. NSDb vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. NSDb vs. RocksDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.52
Rank#140  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#360  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score3.70
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgnsdb.iorocksdb.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgnsdb.io/­Architecturegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012200720172013
Current release0.21.0, April 20219.6.3, October 20216.26.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava, ScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
C++ API
Java 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
Java
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writernoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
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 levelsno

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