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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. ClickHouse vs. InfluxDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonClickHouse  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraColumn-oriented Relational DBMS powering YandexDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#313  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score8.75
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score27.17
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteblueflood.ioclickhouse.techwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiclickhouse.tech/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperRackspaceYandex LLC
Initial release201320162013
Current releasev20.11.3.3-stable, November 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemepredefined schemeyesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoClose to ANSI SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC# info3rd party library
C++
Elixir info3rd party library
Go info3rd party library
Java info3rd party library
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party library
Kotlin info3rd party library
Nim info3rd party library
Perl info3rd party library
PHP info3rd party library
Python info3rd party library
R info3rd party library
Ruby info3rd party library
Scala info3rd party library
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
BluefloodClickHouseInfluxDB
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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