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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Geode vs. Ignite

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggeode.apache.orgignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgeode.apache.org/­docsapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201220022015
Current release0.21.0, April 20211.1, February 2017Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query language (OQL)ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights per client and object definableSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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