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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Infobright vs. Postgres-XL

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#151  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release201220052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release10 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
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 extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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