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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. EDB Postgres vs. InfluxDB vs. MemSQL

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.DBMS 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
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score2.29
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.enterprisedb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsEnterpriseDBMemSQL Inc.
Initial release2012200520132013
Current releaseV10, November 20171.8.0, April 20207.1.7, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen 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 languageJavaCGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.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 proceduresnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes, 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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DruidEDB PostgresInfluxDBMemSQL
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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