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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SiteWhere

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score970.85
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serversitewhere.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serversitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsMicrosoftSiteWhere
Initial release201219892010
Current release0.21.0, April 2021SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyespredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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