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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Drizzle vs. Impala vs. Riak TS

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Analytic DBMS for HadoopRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score18.71
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerClouderaBasho Technologies
Initial release2012200820132015
Current release0.21.0, April 20217.2.4, September 20124.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBCJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PHP
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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