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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.04
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.53
Rank#198  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerToshiba Corporation
Initial release200520132013
Current release2.3.1, March 20194.2, June 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data and Strings
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID at container levelno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic 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.noyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GridDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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