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NameBoltDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embedded key-value store for Go.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.69
Rank#237  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
Score26.89
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score89.68
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitegithub.com/­boltdb/­boltwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSplunk Inc.
Initial release201320132003
Current release2.7.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGo
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesGo.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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BoltDBInfluxDBSplunk
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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