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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Hypertable vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
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Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsHypertable Inc.
Initial release201220092013
Current release0.9.8.11, March 20161.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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 indexesyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapternoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPC++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
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 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 enginesselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 extensionsnosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidHypertableInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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