DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Google BigQuery vs. InfluxDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. Google BigQuery vs. InfluxDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#277  Overall
#18  Search engines
Score55.69
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score30.25
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicecloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaCloud Inc.Google
Initial release201620102013
Current release2.5.1, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes3 replicasselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying datano
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAlibaba Cloud user access controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceGoogle BigQueryInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsA real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantages* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
» more
Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
» more
Typical application scenarios* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
» more
Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
» more
InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
» more
Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsPay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Log ServiceGoogle BigQueryInfluxDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud vs AWS | Cloud Provider Comparison | ITBE
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

Alibaba Cloud Further Facilitates Digital Transformation Acceleration across Asia in the Year of the Pandemic
27 January 2021, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Google’s Logica language addresses SQL’s flaws
15 April 2021, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Three insights you might have missed from the ‘Evolving InfluxDB Into the Smart Data Platform for Time Series’ event
11 November 2022, SiliconANGLE News

InfluxDB Cloud overhauls time series database engine
26 October 2022, TechTarget

How Prescient Devices Uses Time Series Data for IoT Automation
16 November 2022, thenewstack.io

Flux: The Key to Edge Data Replication with InfluxDB
24 June 2022, thenewstack.io

InfluxData Brings Native Data Collection to InfluxDB
23 August 2022, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Architect
Perficient, Inc, United States

DevOps Engineer
Sapient Industries, Philadelphia, PA

BI Data Analyst
Wiliot, Remote

Site Reliability Engineer
Therapy Brands, Cincinnati, OH

Platform Engineer
Object Partners, Omaha, NE

Infra Engineer, Slingshot Programs
Protocol Labs, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here