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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Greenplum

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.43
Rank#101  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggreenplum.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release20122005
Current release28.0.1, December 20237.0.0, September 2023
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 languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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