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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. HBase vs. Kdb+ vs. Quasardb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 metricWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableHigh performance Time Series DBMSDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.81
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score159.09
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score45.01
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score7.95
Rank#55  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#300  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchhbase.apache.orgkx.comquasardb.net
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhbase.apache.orgcode.kx.comdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcquasardb
Initial release2012201020082000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032009
Current release0.21.0, April 20217.8.0, June 20202.3.4, January 20213.6, May 20183.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free, schema definition possibleyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes infointeger and binary
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 indexednoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoCoprocessors in Javauser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integration
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, allImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyesyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACrights management via user accountsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Apache DruidElasticsearchHBaseKdb+Quasardb
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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upon request
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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