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System Properties Comparison Aerospike vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB

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NameAerospike infopreviously called Citrusleaf  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFlash-optimized In-memory NoSQL DatabaseOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.66
Rank#51  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score1.95
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score21.18
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.aerospike.comdruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.aerospike.com/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAerospikeMetamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release201220122013
Current release4.8.0.3, January 20201.7.10, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache and AGPL Licenses; open sourced in June 2014; commercial Enterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol
JSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infowith Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoAerospike Aggregation Framework is similar to Map/Reducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency in cross-datacenter configuration and Immediate Consistency in local cluster configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of operationsnono
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles infowith Enterprise Edition onlyno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
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Aerospike infopreviously called CitrusleafDruidInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsAerospike is an enterprise-class, NoSQL database solution delivering predictable...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesOptimized for use with SSDs (solid-state hard drives) Scales horizontally and vertically...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosAerospike excels in mission-critical applications that have mixed read/write workloads...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersNielsen, Williams-Sonoma, Inmobi, AppNexus, Telco (confidential), Financial Services...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsAerospike's combination of speed, scalability, and reliability delivers 10x performance...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based Enterprise Edition and free, open-source Community Edition
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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