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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
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Score2.59
Rank#111  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score16.85
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgcouchdb.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stable
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developer
Initial release20122005
Current release0.20.0, October 20203.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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