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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Kinetica vs. MongoDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.69
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#195  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score462.39
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsKineticaMongoDB, Inc
Initial release201220122009
Current release0.20.1, January 20216.04.4.4 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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