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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.05
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.51
Rank#61  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsMicrosoft
Initial release201220132012
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP 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
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
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DruidInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
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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