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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. GridGain

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache Ignite
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score2.02
Rank#112  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.gridgain.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGoogleGridGain Systems, Inc.
Initial release201220172007
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011ANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnonoyes (cache interceptors and events)
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 enginesMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoStrict serializable isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Security Hooks for custom implementations

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