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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.61
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCommunity supported by Red Hat
Initial release201420142013
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyes infovia Hawkular Alertingno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable 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 systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnonosimple rights management via user accounts
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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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