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

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA 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
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Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMonetDB BVTerark
Initial release2019201320042016
Current release1.7.8, August 2019Apr2019, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)HTTP API
JSON over UDP
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
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
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding via remote tablesnone
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 onlynone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 engineyes
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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Amazon DocumentDBInfluxDBMonetDBTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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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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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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