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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Geode vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Key-value storeTime 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
Score1.59
Rank#121  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iogeode.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.
Initial release201220022013
Current release1.1, February 20171.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.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
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event Listenersno
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 enginesMaster-master replicationselectable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes, on a single nodeno
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.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights per client and object definablesimple rights management via user accounts
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