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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Microsoft Access vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.39
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score118.25
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#306  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessswaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release201219922018
Current release0.20.0, October 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no

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