Fast column-oriented distributed data store

What is Druid?

Druid is a distributed, column-oriented, real-time analytics data store that is commonly used to power exploratory dashboards in multi-tenant environments. Druid excels as a data warehousing solution for fast aggregate queries on petabyte sized data sets. Druid supports a variety of flexible filters, exact calculations, approximate algorithms, and other useful calculations.

Druid is a tool in the Big Data Tools category of a tech stack.

Druid is an open source tool with 8.09K Github Stars and 2.02K Github Forks. Here’s a link to Druid's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Druid?

23 companies use Druid including Airbnb, Instacart, and Dial Once.

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Why people like Druid

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Druid's alternatives

  • HBase - The Hadoop database, a distributed, scalable, big data store
  • MongoDB - The database for giant ideas
  • Cassandra - Cassandra is a partitioned row store. Rows are organized into tables with a required primary key.
  • Prometheus - An open-source service monitoring system and time series database, developed by SoundCloud
  • Elasticsearch - Open Source, Distributed, RESTful Search Engine

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