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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenQM

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  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 metricsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.49
Rank#125  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score29.44
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#261  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsMartin Phillips
Initial release201220131993
Current release25.0.0, January 20232.5.1, November 20223.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageno
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
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 systemsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Apache DruidInfluxDBOpenQM infoalso called QM
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 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,800 GitHub stars Over 700,000 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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