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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. DuckDB vs. NuoDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.49
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#186  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgduckdb.orgnuodb.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designduckdb.org/­docsdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201220182013
Current release25.0.0, January 20230.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT Licensecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
server-lesshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava, SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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