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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Sphinx vs. TigerGraph

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score6.52
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgsphinxsearch.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designsphinxsearch.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201220012017
Current release3.1.1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPProprietary protocolGSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsnoRole-based access control
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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