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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Impala vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.64
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score18.71
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCloudera
Initial release201920132013
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open 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 languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnono
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberossimple rights management via user accounts
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Amazon DocumentDBImpalaInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & 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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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