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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. MariaDB vs. SwayDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score85.57
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.swaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Simer Plaha
Initial release201220092018
Current release10.4.10, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keynone
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
none
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 integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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DruidMariaDBSwayDB
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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