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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.63
Rank#212  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#235  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaAlibaba
Initial release2013
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 serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and StringsNumeric 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable 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 systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess managed on TSDB instance levelsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud TSDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. PolarDB:...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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IoT & 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 modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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