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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RocksDB

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 metricsEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.39
Rank#225  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score20.92
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrocksdb.org
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201820132013
Current release1.7.10, February 20206.8.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accountsno
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DolphinDBInfluxDBRocksDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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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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