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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. MemSQL

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries 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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score0.69
Rank#202  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score2.29
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comdruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncMetamarkets Group and contributorsMemSQL Inc.
Initial release2018201220132013
Current release1.8.0, April 20207.1.7, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
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 dateyesyesNumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnonoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupsno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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