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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. TiDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score1.67
Rank#120  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.iowww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbpingcap.com
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsPingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201220132016
Current release1.7.6, April 20192.1.8, 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
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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DruidInfluxDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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