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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataCloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.Port of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.63
Rank#114  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score10.27
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score1.04
Rank#181  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score138.82
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestoresql.js.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoresql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGoogleAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2012201720122000
Current release24.0.0, September 20223.39.3  (5 September 2022), September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnono
Triggersnoyes, with Cloud Functionsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoUsing Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyes
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 for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.nono

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