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System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.66
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#10  Key-value stores
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.arangodb.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbH
Initial release20122013
Current release3.4.0, December 20181.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashNumeric 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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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News

RC4 of ArangoDB 3.5: Configurable Analyzers & other ArangoSearch Upgrades
26 June 2019

ArangoDB Included in DBTA 100: The Companies That Matter Most in Data
21 June 2019

RC3 ArangoDB 3.5: SmartJoins & Index Hints
4 June 2019

RC2 ArangoDB 3.5: Data Masking & Time-to-Live Index
24 May 2019

ArangoDB 3.5 RC1: Graph Database Improvements with PRUNE & k Shortest Paths
16 May 2019

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