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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Kinetica vs. SQL.JS vs. SQLite vs. Stardog

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsPort of SQLite to JavaScriptWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.73
Rank#111  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#177  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score138.87
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score1.66
Rank#138  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comsql.js.orgwww.sqlite.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.kinetica.com/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.stardog.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsKineticaAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by othersDwayne Richard HippStardog-Union
Initial release20122012201220002010
Current release0.22.1, December 20217.1, August 20213.39.1  (13 July 2022), July 20227.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++JavaScriptCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-lessLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyesyes infodynamic column typesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptActionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replicationnonenoneMulti-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationnoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyesyesyes
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 levelnonoAccess rights for users and roles
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Apache DruidKineticaSQL.JSSQLiteStardog
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Supply chain optimization Operational Risk Digital...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Bosch, NASA, Boehringer Ingelheim, Morgan Stanley, Schneider Electric, FINRA and...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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You can start for free! A fully-featured license is available for those testing Stardog:...
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