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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Geode vs. MemSQL

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.17
Rank#118  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#127  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score5.50
Rank#64  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggeode.apache.orgwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.MemSQL Inc.
Initial release201220022013
Current release1.1, February 20177.1.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language (OQL)yes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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