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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. FatDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.57
Rank#92  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsFatCloud
Initial release201220122013
Current release0.21.0, April 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
WindowsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersnoyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accounts
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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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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