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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. InfluxDB vs. Rockset

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#233  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitealasql.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrockset.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAxibase CorporationRockset
Initial release2014201320132019
Current release155852.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringNumeric data and Stringsdynamic typing
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.nononono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnononoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
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 controlnosimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
AlaSQLAxibaseInfluxDBRockset
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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