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System Properties Comparison Amazon Neptune vs. InfluxDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameAmazon Neptune  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, reliable graph database built for the cloudDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#133  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
#4  RDF stores
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­neptunewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­neptune/­developer-resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAmazonTimescale
Initial release201720132017
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRDF 1.1 / SPARQL 1.1
TinkerPop Gremlin 3.3
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infowith encyption-at-restyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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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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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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