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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Graphite

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsChris Davis
Initial release20122006
Current release0.21.0, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaPython
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Unix
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data only
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
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolocking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno

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