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

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  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 metricSpatial extension of SQLiteOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineSpatial DBMSSearch engineRelational 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
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexsphinxsearch.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsElasticAlessandro FurieriSphinx Technologies Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release20122010200820012009
Current release0.22.1, December 20217.8.0, June 20205.0.0, August 20203.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
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 VMserver-lessFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 indexedyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesnonenoneSource-replica replication
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, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
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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