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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Grakn vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.05
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#206  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#99  Relational DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orggrakn.aiwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsGrakn Labs
Initial release201220162013
Current release1.8.0, June 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen 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
Linux
OS X
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication infoby using Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
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 extensionsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progresssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidGraknInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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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 scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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