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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score27.51
Rank#25  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­sql-database
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoft
Initial release20122010
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hosted
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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