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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.62
Rank#144  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncElastic
Initial release201820102013
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20227.8.0, June 20202.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesES-Hadoop Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesMemcached and Redis integrationyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accounts
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DolphinDBElasticsearchInfluxDB
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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