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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IBM Db2 vs. SpatiaLite

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.22
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score19.01
Rank#37  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score146.61
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014IBMAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201220121983 infohost version2008
Current release24.0.1, November 202212.1, October 20165.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'yesno
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyes, based on authentication and database rulesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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