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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Cloudant vs. InfluxDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#286  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#83  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iocloudant.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.cloudant.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperRackspaceIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201320102013
Current release1.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric 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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
BluefloodCloudantInfluxDB
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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