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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. GridGain vs. Realm

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.60
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score8.27
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comrealm.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201220072014
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.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
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoChange Listeners
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidGridGainRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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