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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. CrateDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDistributed Date Store based on LuceneDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#268  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbcrate.iowww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmcrate.io/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibabaCrate
Initial release20132013
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsyesNumeric 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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyno
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 controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelrights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBCrateDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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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 scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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