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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. IBM Cloudant vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. IBM Cloudant vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
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Score3.44
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanthelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201220101992
Current release0.21.0, April 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingnone
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 infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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 systemAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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