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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Spark SQL

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.22
Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score20.62
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsApache Software Foundation
Initial release20122014
Current release24.0.1, November 20223.3.0 ( 2.13), June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno

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