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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. KairosDB vs. Memcached

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201220132003
Current release0.22.1, December 20211.2.2, November 20181.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemsimple password-based access controlyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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