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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Splunk

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.05
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score88.27
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSplunk Inc.
Initial release20122003
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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 adapterno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights for users and roles

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