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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. HyperSQL vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score4.85
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitecloudant.comhsqldb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle
Initial release2010200120132011
Current release2.5.0, June 20191.7.8, August 201918.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaGoJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Stringsoptional
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava, SQLnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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CloudantHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBInfluxDBOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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