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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. NCache

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source in-memory key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score1.84
Rank#113  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#151  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­ncache
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsAlachisoft
Initial release201220132004
Current release1.7.8, August 20195.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC#, C++, .NET
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cache
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
LINQ
Proprietary protocol
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#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLR
Triggersnonoyes infoNotifications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency level
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate 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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)
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DruidInfluxDBNCache
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years....
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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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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 10 years.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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