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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. HBase vs. Quasardb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series 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
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#315  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orghbase.apache.orgquasardb.net
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhbase.apache.orgdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powersetquasardb
Initial release201220082009
Current release24.0.1, November 20222.3.4, January 20213.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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