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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. eXtremeDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Infobright

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#144  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMcObjectIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2012200120132005
Current release8.0, May 20181.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++GoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTP.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
More information provided by the system vendor
DruideXtremeDBInfluxDBInfobright
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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