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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. Drizzle vs. InfluxDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.61
Rank#92  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
Initial release201420082013
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20197.2.4, September 20121.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple rights management via user accounts
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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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