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System Properties Comparison ActivePivot vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameActivePivot  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.Hosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.61
Rank#213  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.58
Rank#110  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteactiveviam.com/­en/­products/­activepivot-in-memory-analytical-databaseaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperActiveViamAmazon
Initial release20072013
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Strings
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyno
SQL infoSupport of SQLMultidimensional Expressions (MDX)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPost-processors in Javanono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ActivePivotAmazon SimpleDBInfluxDB
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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