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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. ClickHouse vs. Memcached vs. ToroDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. ClickHouse vs. Memcached vs. ToroDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score10.63
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score25.66
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.08
Rank#320  Overall
#41  Document stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgclickhouse.techwww.memcached.orgwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designclickhouse.tech/­docsgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsYandex LLCDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal8Kdata
Initial release2012201620032016
Current release0.21.0, April 2021v20.11.3.3-stable, November 20201.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingClose to ANSI SQLno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
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 systemAccess rights for users and rolesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users and roles

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