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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.18
Rank#118  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score11.70
Rank#36  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 contributors
Initial release20122013
Current release1.5.2, April 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP 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 proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 extensionssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
DruidInfluxDB
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 customersComplete list of refererence customers are at https://www.influxdata.com/customers/testimonials/...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 10,000 github stars Over 54,000 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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