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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. BaseX vs. Quasardb vs. TimescaleDB vs. Trafodion

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Native XML DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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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
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score4.70
Rank#83  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#252  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgbasex.orgquasardb.netwww.timescale.comtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.basex.orgdoc.quasar.ai/­masterdocs.timescale.comtrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsBaseX GmbHquasardbTimescaleApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20122007200920172014
Current release0.22.1, December 20219.7.2, May 20223.13.3, April 20222.6.0, February 20222.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSD licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++CC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infoXQuery supports typesyes infointeger and binarynumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyes infovia eventsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneSharding infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanomultiple readers, single writerACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modenono
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 levelsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache DruidBaseXQuasardbTimescaleDBTrafodion
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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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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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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