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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. Quasardb vs. TypeDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 metricDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score160.24
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#193  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchquasardb.netvaticle.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.netdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticquasardbGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release2012201020092016
Current release0.21.0, April 20217.8.0, June 20203.1, January 20192.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexedyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorwith Hadoop integrationyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
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 integritynononono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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