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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. RocksDB vs. Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#231  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgrocksdb.orgrockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.rockset.com/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsFacebook, Inc.RocksetSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2012201320191992
Current release6.5.3, January 202017, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBSDcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnodynamic typingyes
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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPC++ API
Java API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneyesMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 extensionsnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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