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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. InfluxDB vs. MemSQL vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#71  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.memsql.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.memsql.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.Terark
Initial release2019201320132016
Current release1.7.8, August 20196.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
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 onlyMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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