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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataMicrosofts relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.73
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1085.06
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoft
Initial release20121989
Current releaseSQL Server 2017, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
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 HTTPOLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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