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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.63
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperDataStaxOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201120131994
Current release6.7, December 20181.7.6, April 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Datastax EnterpriseInfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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InfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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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 serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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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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InfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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