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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#190  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCrateDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasol
Initial release2013200820002013
Current release7.2.4, September 20121.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
CrateDBDrizzleEXASOLInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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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 scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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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 modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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