DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. Quasardb vs. Vertica

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 databaseColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document 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
Score20.45
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchquasardb.netwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.netwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticquasardbVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2012201020092005
Current release0.21.0, April 20217.8.0, June 20203.1, January 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
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 licensescommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infowith tagsno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP 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++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
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 infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorwith Hadoop integrationyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
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 integritynononoyes
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 mode
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 trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DruidElasticsearchQuasardbVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
» more
Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
» more
Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
» more
Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
» more
Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
» more
Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
» more
Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
» more
Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
» more
Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Apache DruidElasticsearchQuasardbVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Druid-Backer Imply Lands $70M to Drive Analytics in Motion
17 June 2021, Datanami

Preset Nabs $35.9M Series B Funding, Unveils Preset Cloud
25 August 2021, Solutions Review

Imply Closes $70 Million Series C at $700M Valuation to Extend Leadership as Foundational Platform for Analytics-in-Motion
16 June 2021, Business Wire

The Apache® Software Foundation Announces Program for
17 August 2021, GlobeNewswire

Introducing Apache Druid
17 January 2020, insideBIGDATA

provided by Google News

Amazon Elasticsearch Service is so flexible it wants to be called by a new name
10 September 2021, The Register

AWS Renames Amazon Elasticsearch Service to Amazon OpenSearch Service
15 September 2021, InfoQ.com

ElasticSearch Fork OpenSearch is Generally Available
1 September 2021, CTOvision

Elastic Announces the General Availability of the Elastic Cloud Terraform Provider
9 September 2021, Business Wire

Elastic to Join Forces with Build.Security to Enhance Support for Cloud Native Security
23 August 2021, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Real-time analytics database startup Imply raises $70M in Series C funding
16 June 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Exciting New Synths From Superbooth 2021
16 September 2021, Reverb News

Best domain registrars and domain name sellers
1 September 2021, ZDNet

Gartner Names Three 2020 Cool Vendors in Data Management
30 October 2020, Solutions Review

Time Series Databases Software Market 2021-2030 Detailed Analysis : Alibaba, Amazon Timestream, Anodot, AVEVA, AxiBase Enterprise Reporter
28 August 2021, The Manomet Current

provided by Google News

Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS) Market Giants Spending Is Going to Boom With Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, AWS, MongoDB, Google Cloud – Stillwater Current
16 September 2021, Stillwater Current

Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS) Market Biggest Demand with Growth and Key Players Analysis – Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, AWS, MongoDB, Google Cloud – Stillwater Current
17 September 2021, Stillwater Current

Vertica Announces Vertica 11, Delivering on Vision of Unified Analytics
20 July 2021, PRNewswire

Enterprise Database Management System (DBMS) Market 2021 Top Leading Player, Demand, Revenue, Statistics and Business Growth Analysis 2028 – Stillwater Current
14 September 2021, Stillwater Current

Vertica Announces Early Access of Vertica Eon Accelerator and Acquisition of Full360
16 June 2021, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Director of Security and Operations
Meteor Development Group, Remote

Software Engineer 2 (Full-stack / Microservices)- Multiple Locations
U.S. Bank, Cincinnati, OH

Sr Data Engineer - Presto/Druid
Lowe's, Charlotte, NC

Data Engineer - Bigdata
Qcentrio, Fine, NY

Senior BigQuery (BQ) Developer | REMOTE JOB (PST Time Zone)
iknowvate technologies, San Jose, CA

Technical Support Engineer (Remote US)
FireEye, Inc., Denver, CO

Professional-Tech Service Mgmt
DIRECTV, Los Angeles, CA

Software Engineer - Splunk and Elasticsearch
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Jersey City, NJ

E&M 175 Elasticsearch Engineer
E&M Technologies, Herndon, VA

ELASTICSEARCH ENGINEER TS REQUIRED
Leidos, Chantilly, VA

Senior Lead Database Engineer
S&P Global, Boulder, CO

Data Scientist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Sunnyvale, CA

Sr. Vertica Database Administrator (remote)
CareCentrix, Remote

Database Engineer - Vertica
The Trade Desk, Irvine, CA

Database Administrator
SYNNEX Corporation, Fremont, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here