DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Cloudant vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB vs. Rockset

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.43
Rank#235  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014The Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Rockset
Initial release2010201320092019
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangGoC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometrydynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
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
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
TriggersyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basedAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
CloudantInfluxDBRethinkDBRockset
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CloudantInfluxDBRethinkDBRockset
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

IBM’s new CEO lays out his roadmap
5 May 2020, InfoWorld

IBM Research – Confidentiality and Governance of Cloud Services
24 April 2020, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Reasons to switch to the InfluxDB time-series database, explored
25 August 2020, TechHQ

How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a Kubernetes cluster
17 September 2020, TechRepublic

Database Heterogeneity Helps Address IoT Analytics Challenges
22 September 2020, IoT World Today

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Open Source Software Market to Witness Astonishing Growth by 2026 | Intel, Epson, IBM and more
2 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Latest demanding report on NoSQL Databases Software Market will touch a new level in upcoming year with top key players like MangoDB, ArangoDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, RethinkDB, MarkLogic, CouchDB, OrientDB, RavenDB, SQL-RD and Redis
21 September 2020, thedailychronicle.in

Global Open Source Software Market Register a xx% CAGR in Terms of Revenue By 2025: Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Open Source Software Industry 2020 Market Research With Size, Growth, Manufacturers, Segments And 2026 Forecasts Research
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Open Source Software Market 2020 is Expected To Generate a Revenue of Millions (in USD) Amid Covid-19 Spread with Top Keyplayers Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia
22 September 2020, Verdant News

provided by Google News

Rockset Releases Query Lambdas for Developers Building Real-Time Data Applications
12 March 2020, DevPro Journal

Rockset Releases Platform to Hasten Data Application Development
12 March 2020, Database Trends and Applications

insideBIGDATA Latest News – 9/1/2020
1 September 2020, insideBIGDATA

Rockset Shatters Operational Barriers for Real-Time Analytics
28 July 2020, GlobeNewswire

Snowflake IPO: What You Need To Know
28 August 2020, Forbes

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloudant to CouchDB Migration project
nFolks Ltd, Charlotte, NC

Data Visualization Engineer
Tagup, Inc., Somerville, MA

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Ruby On Rails Developer
Power Home Remodeling, Philadelphia, PA

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Wilmington, DE

Full Stack Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Junior Software Developer
Cellacore, Inc., Pensacola, FL

Junior Software Developer
Cellacore, Inc., Tampa, FL

Lead Ruby Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Exciting Innovative Video Ecommerce Startup (remote available) | Data Scientist w/ ACR Experience | $120-150K
Ciright, Conshohocken, PA

Software Engineer
rockset, San Mateo, CA

Site Reliability Engineer
rockset, San Mateo, CA

Demand Generation Manager
rockset, San Mateo, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here