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DBMS > Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Netezza vs. SiriDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Apache Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Netezza vs. SiriDB

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.46
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score3.00
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score19.38
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzasiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperAmazonApache Software Foundation and contributorsIBMCesbit
Initial release20122012201320002017
Current release0.22.1, December 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationsOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux infoincluded in applianceLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
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
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyesno
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdanononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)RBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple rights management via user accounts
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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