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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.95
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#118  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloudant.comdruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Metamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release201020122013
Current release1.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Clojure
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 proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
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CloudantDruidInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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