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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.97
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#118  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftdruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Metamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release201220122013
Current release1.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyes 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 indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCClojure
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 infoin Pythonnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon RedshiftDruidInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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