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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#219  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSpotify
Initial release201220142013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open 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
Linux
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
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 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 methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
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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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