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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.83
Rank#198  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score0.15
Rank#304  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitecrate.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperCrateSpotifyPercona
Initial release2013201420132015
Current release2.0.2, November 20203.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoSQL-like query languageno
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
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSON
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
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoJavaScript
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
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 strategynonono
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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CrateDBHeroicInfluxDBPercona Server for MongoDB
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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