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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score1.87
Rank#131  Overall
#24  Document stores
Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
Initial release20192013
Current release2.7.6, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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 dateyesNumeric 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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.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 nodesnoneSharding 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 factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsno
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DocumentDBInfluxDB
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 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 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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