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DBMS > Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Titan

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.05
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201220132012
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graph
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 infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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DruidInfluxDBTitan
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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