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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Firebird vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#118  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score21.38
Rank#30  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.firebirdsql.orgwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsFirebird Foundation
Initial release20122000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase2013
Current release3.0.4, October 20181.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoInitial Developer's Public 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 languageJavaC and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPC/C++ API
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPSQLno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsselectable 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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidFirebirdInfluxDB
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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Conferences and events

InfluxDays
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