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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Greenplum vs. LeanXcale

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  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.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.73
Rank#111  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score13.33
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsPivotal Software Inc.LeanXcale
Initial release201220052015
Current release0.22.1, December 20216.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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 queryingyesyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
Java
Scala
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 methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonoyes
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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Apache DruidGreenplumLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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