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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Google BigQuery vs. Linter vs. Splunk

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesRDBMS for high security requirementsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score48.61
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#309  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score96.35
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerylinter.ru/­enwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGooglerelex.ru/­enSplunk Inc.
Initial release2012201019902003
Current release0.22.1, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesyesno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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