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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Graphite vs. InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA 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 modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.36
Rank#145  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score5.50
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitekylin.apache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncChris DavisTerark
Initial release2015200620132016
Current release3.1.0, July 20202.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonGoC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)noSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyesyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsno
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Apache KylinGraphiteInfluxDBTerarkDB
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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