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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. GridGain vs. Sqrrl

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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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
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latest
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGridGain Systems, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201220072012
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-free
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.noyes
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
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
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 infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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