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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Search engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.65
Rank#119  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score146.00
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score17.22
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsElastic
Initial release201220102013
Current release7.0.0, April 20191.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.noMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidElasticsearchInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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InfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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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 scenarios
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customers
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InfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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