DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Datomic vs. InfluxDB vs. RocksDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InfluxDB vs. RocksDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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 persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.99
Rank#110  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score22.43
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#93  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.49
Rank#82  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrocksdb.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperCognitectFacebook, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release2012201320131985
Current release0.9.5951, July 20191.7.10, February 20206.7.3, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava, ClojureGoC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnooptional
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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsnonoyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyesACID infoconfigurable
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)yesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
More information provided by the system vendor
DatomicInfluxDBRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DatomicInfluxDBRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

These are the top 25 people with the most influence on the 'tech industry'
16 May 2019, Digital Information World

Top databases in 2017: Trends for SQL, NoSQL, Big Data, Fast Data
30 March 2017, JAXenter

FaunaDB: A New Distributed Database from the Team That Scaled Twitter
24 March 2017, InfoQ.com

Stack Overflow developer survey 2019: 25 most influential people in tech - Business Insider
13 May 2019, Business Insider

Clojure inventor Hickey now aims for Android
22 March 2012, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Discover How InfluxDB Can Support Streaming Data with Flux
17 March 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Using Time Series for Full Observability of a SaaS Platform
26 March 2020, DevOps.com

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

InfluxDB goes live on Google Cloud
4 February 2020, ZDNet

provided by Google News

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's RocksDB Database
17 October 2019, Phoronix

KIOXIA America Updates TRocksDB; Validates Payload Sizes
27 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Toshiba Memory America Optimizes RocksDB for SSDs
1 August 2019, Business Wire

Toshiba Memory America Highlights TRocksDB at SNIA's 2019 Storage Developer Conference
23 September 2019, Business Wire

Alluxio Bolsters Data Orchestration for Hybrid Cloud World
11 July 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Italian broadband company Unidata bucks Milan virus rout with IPO
16 March 2020, Financial Post

BRIEF-Unidata To Ensure Strategic Public Services In Line With 'Cura Italia' Act
23 March 2020, Reuters

Rocket Software UniData Offers High Level of Performance for the Society of Authors
23 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Breakingviews - Corona Capital, March 17: Bailout basics, Turkey
17 March 2020, Nasdaq

UniData
5 March 2019, International Spectrum Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Software Engineer – Clojure
TractManager, Chattanooga, TN

DevOps Engineer - Remote - Jr. Level
Pagely, Remote

Sensu Integrations Engineer (United States or Canada)
Sensu, Inc., Portland, OR

Data Scientist
NextEra Energy, Jupiter, FL

DevOps Engineer
NFuzionIT, Louisville, KY

EIM Software Development Engineer
City of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

Staff Data Engineer
Sumo Logic, Austin, TX

Backend API Developer – BigData / NoSQL
Highbrow Technologies, Quincy, MA

Software Engineer
FactSet Research Systems, York, NY

MTS - Backend Engineer (IDF)
Nutanix, Seattle, WA

Architect, Distributed Systems
Amobee, Redwood City, CA

API Developer
SLG Innovation, Memphis, TN

Report Writer
AlphaStaff, Fort Lauderdale, FL

System Analyst
Hagerstown Community College, Hagerstown, MD

Assistant Software and Applications Developer
The Sage Colleges, Troy, NY

Programmer/Analyst
Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here