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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SwayDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataMicrosofts relational DBMSAn 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
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Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1081.91
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#289  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentation
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoftSimer Plaha
Initial release201219892018
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial inforestricted free version is 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++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-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 adapteryesno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionnone
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic execution of operations
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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