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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Memcached vs. MemSQL

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.29
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.orgwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.memsql.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMemSQL Inc.
Initial release2012201320032013
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 20207.1.7, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languagenoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DruidInfluxDBMemcachedMemSQL
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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