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DBMS > Dgraph vs. InfluxDB vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. InfluxDB vs. LokiJS

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.74
Rank#129  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitedgraph.iowww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.
Initial release201620132014
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via Raftselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasessimple rights management via user accountsno
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DgraphInfluxDBLokiJS
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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Time 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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