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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score2.39
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score24.15
Rank#28  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 contributors
Initial release20122013
Current release0.20.0, October 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
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 proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding 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 only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 systemsimple rights management via user accounts
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Apache DruidInfluxDB
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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