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DBMS > Amazon DocumentDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Riak TS vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Riak TS vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value 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
Score0.22
Rank#252  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewbasho.com/­products/­riak-tsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesTerark
Initial release2019201320152016
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Sourcecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnono
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 indexesyesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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 infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
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 onlyselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyesno
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 infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnonono
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 accountsnono
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon DocumentDBInfluxDBRiak TSTerarkDB
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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