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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Google BigQuery vs. Trafodion

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Google BigQuery vs. Trafodion

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
Apache Trafodion has been retired in 2021. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
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 tablesTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.34
Rank#88  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score60.38
Rank#19  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerytrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docstrafodion.apache.org/­documentation.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGoogleApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201220102014
Current release29.0.1, April 20242.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedLinux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID
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.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-standard

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