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DBMS > Druid vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure Search

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. GridGain vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#52  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201220072015
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes (replicated cache)yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes infousing Azure authentication

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