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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Realm vs. SwayDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeKey-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
Score8.74
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#306  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgrealm.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Simer Plaha
Initial release201220142018
Current release0.20.0, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryno
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DruidRealmSwayDB
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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