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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Time 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
Score0.26
Rank#241  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score18.08
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsIBM
Initial release201220172013
Current release1.1.31.7.5, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, ScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Java
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 nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesActive-active shard 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 datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyes
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 extensionsUser level access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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