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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
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Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#182  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score1.73
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iodruid.io
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.html
DeveloperCrateMetamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release20132012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infoschema-less columns are supported
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL support via Apache Calcite adapter
APIs and other access methodsMQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
JSON over HTTP
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage engines
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
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 controlrights management via user accountsno infoavailable via extensions
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CrateDBDruid
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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