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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. KairosDB vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 H2An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.39
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#194  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#306  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbswaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsSimer Plaha
Initial release201220132018
Current release0.20.0, October 20201.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
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
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic execution of operations
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 systemsimple password-based access controlno

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