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System Properties Comparison Derby vs. InfluxDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. RethinkDB vs. SingleStore

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.66
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score5.74
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgres-xl.orgrethinkdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SingleStore Inc.
Initial release199720132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20092013
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 202110 R1, October 20182.4.1, August 20207.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoCC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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.yesnoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
TriggersyesnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningSharding inforange basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCCAtomic single-document operationsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage enginenonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Derby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBInfluxDBPostgres-XLRethinkDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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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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