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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. Quasardb vs. SiteWhere

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series 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
Score3.19
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerquasardb.netsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdoc.quasardb.netsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGooglequasardbSiteWhere
Initial release2012201720092010
Current release0.21.0, April 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Source-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoTransient modeno
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 (IAM)Cryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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