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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. FaunaDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.85
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#232  Overall
#30  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
#110  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iofauna.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlfauna.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201220142013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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 SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMasterlessselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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DruidFaunaDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsA flexible document-relational query language High performance single-phase ACID...
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InfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantages​Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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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 scenariosDistributed ledger Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content feeds...
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IoT & 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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