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System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. SingleStore

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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 metricsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.50
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.04
Rank#63  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201220132013
Current release0.20.0, October 20202.0.2, November 20207.1.10, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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