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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Google Search Appliance

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#86  Overall
#9  Search engines
Websitedruid.ioenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.html
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlsupport.google.com/­gsa
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGoogle
Initial release20122002
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 datano
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 controlno infoavailable via extensionsUser authentication via various security protocols

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19 October 2015, VentureBeat

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30 July 2015, ADT Magazine

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