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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. Faircom DB vs. OpenEdge vs. RocksDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Application development environment with integrated database management systemEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score158.25
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.44
Rank#246  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#117  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#70  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.progress.com/­openedgerocksdb.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmllearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticFairCom CorporationProgress Software CorporationFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20122010197919842013
Current release0.21.0, April 20217.8.0, June 2020V12, November 2020OpenEdge 12.2, March 20206.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioninghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesyes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonotunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesUsers and groupsno
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Apache DruidElasticsearchFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEOpenEdgeRocksDB
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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