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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Prometheus

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.73
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score3.45
Rank#76  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitedruid.ioprometheus.io
Technical documentationdruid.io/­docs/­latest/­design/­index.htmlprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributors
Initial release20122015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nono infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsno

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