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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Hive

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries datadata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score84.74
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.iohive.apache.org
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release20122012
Current release2.3.6, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnono
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 enginesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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