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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. MariaDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
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
Score87.34
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score128.06
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
products.office.com/­en-us/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarymsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
MicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2012200919922012
Current release10.4.12, January 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
noneyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
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DruidMariaDBMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
Specific characteristicsOpen source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersBooking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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