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

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NameAlibaba Cloud TSDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA stable, reliable, and cost-effective online high-performance time series database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.12
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hitsdbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­55652.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperAlibabaFacebook, Inc.
Initial release20132013
Current release2.4, August 20227.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsNumeric data and Stringsno
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 SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess managed on TSDB instance levelsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud TSDBInfluxDBRocksDB
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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