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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. HyperSQL vs. IRONdb vs. Quasardb vs. Trafodion

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

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 databaseTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.54
Rank#116  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score5.52
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#349  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#325  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orghsqldb.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasequasardb.nettrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.quasar.ai/­mastertrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCirconus LLC.quasardbApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release20122001201720092014
Current release24.0.0, September 20222.7.0, July 2022V0.10.20, January 20183.13.3, April 20222.3.0, February 2019
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 licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C++C++, Java
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
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infointeger and binaryyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIHTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava, SQLyes, in LuanoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
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 factoryes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integrationyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes infoTransient modeno
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 trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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