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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Prometheus

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.85
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#77  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbprometheus.io
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release201220132015
Current release1.7.6, April 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 languageJavaGoGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and StringsNumeric data only
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 infoImport of XML data possible
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/JSON 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++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 accountsno
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DruidInfluxDBPrometheus
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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