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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. HyperSQL vs. IRONdb vs. Quasardb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime 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
Score5.36
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#315  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orghsqldb.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasequasardb.net
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCirconus LLC.quasardb
Initial release2012200120172009
Current release24.0.1, November 20222.7.0, July 2022V0.10.20, January 20183.13.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLyes, in Luano
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infoTransient mode
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-standardnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail

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