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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Heroic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Heroic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchCloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.34
Rank#88  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#255  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score1.30
Rank#164  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­spotify/­heroicwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2/­warehouse
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designspotify.github.io/­heroic
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsSpotifyIBM
Initial release201220142014
Current release29.0.1, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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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