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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Transbase

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.89
Rank#92  Overall
#17  Document stores
#45  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#288  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMetamarkets Group and contributorsTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2012201220131987
Current release1.16, May 20191.7.8, August 2019Transbase 8.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++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#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache DrillDruidInfluxDBTransbase
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system TransbaseĀ® impresses with...
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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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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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In following areas we created solutions based on TransbaseĀ®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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You will receive the TransbaseĀ® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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