DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Fauna vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Quasardb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataFauna (previously named FaunaDB) 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.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeTime Series 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
Score1.73
Rank#131  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgfauna.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantquasardb.net
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.fauna.comcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsFauna, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014quasardb
Initial release2012201420102009
Current release0.21.0, April 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaScalaErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedhostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedhorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyes infoTransient mode
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 for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DruidFaunaIBM CloudantQuasardb
Specific characteristicsServerless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
» more
High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
» more
Competitive advantages100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
» more
High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
» more
Typical application scenariosJavascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
» more
Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
» more
Key customersShiftX
» more
Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
» more
Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsUsage-based pricing including a free tier
» more
Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
» 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 DruidFaunaIBM CloudantQuasardb
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

Introducing Apache Druid
17 January 2020, insideBIGDATA

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

provided by Google News

Fauna Introduces Fauna Labs to Help Developers Adopt Database Service
3 July 2021, InfoQ.com

Fauna CEO says cloud APIs help developers build apps without a database
9 May 2021, VentureBeat

Fauna adds geo-isolation to globally distributed database cloud
7 July 2021, ZDNet

PlanetScale review: Horizontally scalable MySQL in the cloud
1 September 2021, InfoWorld

How Fauna Delivers Data-as-Utility in a Serverless World | eWEEK
23 April 2021, eWeek

provided by Google News

Cloudant NoSQL DBaaS Adds On-Premises Version
30 October 2014, Database Trends and Applications

Cloudant Upgrades Cloud Database Service With Integrated Text Indexing and Search Based on Apache Lucene
9 October 2012, PR Newswire

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

IBM extends Call for Code for Racial Justice program
24 February 2021, TechTarget

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

Royal Saudi Land Forces arrive in Greece to participate in special operations drill
20 September 2021, Arab 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

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Data Engineer
DQLabs.ai, Remote

Director of Security and Operations
Meteor Development Group, Remote

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

Senior Solutions Consultant
Cloudera, Newark, NJ

Data Engineer
StrongArm Technologies, New York State

PARK RANGER 1** - 09152021-22105
State of Tennessee, Millington, TN

Communications Specialist
Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, Colorado Springs, CO

Natural Resource Technician
Mojave Desert Land Trust, Joshua Tree, CA

Temporary Bilingual Education and Outreach Coordinator
City of Boulder, CO, Boulder, CO

Fish Biologist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

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..

Couchbase logo

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

Neo4j logo

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

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here