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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. EsgynDB vs. FoundationDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Enterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.63
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score7.99
Rank#51  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#273  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score1.07
Rank#165  Overall
#27  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#82  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseesgyn.comwww.foundationdb.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.datastax.comesgyn.com/­developersapple.github.io/­foundationdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsDataStaxEsgynFoundationDB
Initial release2012201120152013
Current release0.20.2, March 20216.8, April 20206.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno infosome layers support typing
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer only
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava Stored Proceduresin SQL-layer only
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMulti-source replication between multi datacentersyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesin SQL-layer only
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
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 objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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