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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.15
Rank#270  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperDolphinDB, Inc
Initial release20182013
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accounts

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Recent citations in the news

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
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