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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Rockset

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
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Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCognitectGoogleRockset
Initial release2012201320142019
Current release0.9.5951, July 20192.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonono
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnoUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
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 developmentyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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DatomicInfluxDBLovefieldRockset
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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