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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NSDb vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NSDb vs. WakandaDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
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Score2.54
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#204  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score23.10
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#376  Overall
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.geomesa.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.iowakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io/­Architecturedoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCCRi and othersMicrosoftWakanda SAS
Initial release20122014201620172012
Current release24.0.0, September 20223.2.0, April 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++Java, ScalaC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-baseddepending on storage layerSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesdepending on storage layeryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
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 persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nodepending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyesyes

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