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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Graphite vs. InfluxDB

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score3.20
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score5.45
Rank#77  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsChris Davis
Initial release201220062013
Current release26.0.0, May 20232.7.1, April 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyNumeric 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnoneselectable 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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
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 systemnosimple rights management via user accounts
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Apache DruidGraphiteInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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