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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score3.01
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseswaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsExasolCirconus LLC.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012200020172018
Current release0.21.0, April 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in Luano
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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