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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. GridGain vs. RRDtool

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series 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
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score2.74
Rank#93  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.Tobias Oetiker
Initial release201220071999
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.11.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
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
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
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 nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes (replicated cache)none
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
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 extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsno

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