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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Fauna vs. Geode vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Fauna vs. Geode vs. RocksDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.44
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#148  Overall
#25  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score3.70
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgfauna.comgeode.apache.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.fauna.comgeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsFauna, Inc.Originally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Facebook, Inc.
Initial release2012201420022013
Current release0.22.1, December 20211.1, February 20176.27.3, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes, on a single nodeyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights per client and object definableno

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