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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Hive vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries datadata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDBMS 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
Score77.90
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iohive.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release201220122013
Current release2.3.0, July 20171.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache Version 2Open 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
All OS with a Java VMLinux
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 adapterSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
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 enginesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
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 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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsAccess rights for users, groups and rolessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidHiveInfluxDB
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
London, 13-14 June 2019

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