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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. Hypertable vs. SpatiaLite vs. Yaacomo

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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 metricAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopSpatial extension of SQLiteOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineWide column storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score157.69
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score1.89
Rank#127  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticHypertable Inc.Alessandro FurieriQ2WEB GmbH
Initial release20122010200920082009
Current release0.22.1, December 20217.8.0, June 20200.9.8.11, March 20165.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
server-lessAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
C++ API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesselectable replication factor on file system levelnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectoryesnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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