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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Quasardb vs. Solr

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.81
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score52.10
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgquasardb.netlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdoc.quasardb.netlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsquasardbApache Software Foundation
Initial release201220092006
Current release0.21.0, April 20213.1, January 20198.8.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infowith tagsyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava plugins
Triggersnonoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationspark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyes
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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