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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. GridDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. SpatiaLite

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.22
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#143  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score146.61
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score2.21
Rank#129  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggriddb.netwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.griddb.netwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsToshiba CorporationIBMAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201220131983 infohost version2008
Current release24.0.1, November 20225.1, August 202212.1, October 20165.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replicationyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Apache DruidGridDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2SpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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