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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud TSDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.19
Rank#293  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score29.22
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAlibaba
Initial release2013
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelsimple rights management via user accounts
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Alibaba Cloud TSDBInfluxDB
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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