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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An 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 DBMSRDF storeKey-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
Score0.64
Rank#218  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.exasol.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.exasol.com/­resourcesrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release2012200020042018
Current release0.21.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenone
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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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