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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. HyperSQL vs. InfluxDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.98
Rank#111  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score21.14
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comhsqldb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperCognitect
Initial release201220012013
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.5.0, June 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureJavaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction FunctionsJava, SQLno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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DatomicHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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