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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. LokiJS vs. Transbase

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#288  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewlokijs.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdblokijs.org/­#/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-documentation.html
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2012201320141987
Current release1.7.8, August 2019Transbase 8.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Sourcecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DruidInfluxDBLokiJSTransbase
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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The resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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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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Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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In following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Together successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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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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You will receive the Transbase® full version as a Subscription with a term of one...
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