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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. GBase vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. GBase vs. Impala

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.44
Rank#93  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCloudera
Initial release20122013
Current release0.22.1, December 2021GBase 8a4.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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