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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Snowflake

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.06
Rank#91  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score28.48
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score127.45
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.dolphindb.cn/­en/­help200/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201820132014
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20222.7.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesnoACID
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, Groupssimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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DolphinDBInfluxDBSnowflake
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 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 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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