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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. GigaSpaces vs. Teradata Aster

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
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Score2.87
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#178  Overall
#30  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGigaspaces TechnologiesTeradata
Initial release201220002005
Current release0.22.1, December 202115.5, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesR packages
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureno
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 replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache DruidGigaSpacesTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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