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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Sphinx

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.64
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.66
Rank#199  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperDataStaxToshiba CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2011201320132001
Current release6.8, April 20204.5, June 20201.8.0, April 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID at container levelnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsno
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Datastax EnterpriseGridDBInfluxDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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GridDB 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 advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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1. 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 scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Factory 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 customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Denso 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 metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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GitHub 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 modelsAnnual subscription
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Open 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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