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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InfluxDB vs. Manticore Search

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  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 metricsMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar Library
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#326  Overall
#20  Search engines
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmanticoresearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmanual.manticoresearch.com
DeveloperCognitectManticore Software
Initial release201220132017
Current release1.0.6362, January 20222.0.8, August 20214.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, ClojureGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFixed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and StringsInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Boolean
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.nonoCan index from XML
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnouser defined functions
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySynchronous replication based on Galera library
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writes
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 infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicInfluxDBManticore Search
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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