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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#102  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Percona
Initial release201020132008
Current release1.7.8, August 20198.0.17-8, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangGoC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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CloudantInfluxDBPercona Server for MySQL
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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