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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Druid vs. InfluxDB vs. Infobright

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Open-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontend
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.38
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#144  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgdruid.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdb
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMetamarkets Group and contributorsIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2005201220132005
Current release2.3.1, March 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaGoC
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric 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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used instead
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL support via Apache Calcite adapterSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJSON over HTTPHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Clojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic 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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoavailable via extensionssimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilities
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"DruidInfluxDBInfobright
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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