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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.54
Rank#82  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#126  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score28.48
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdocs.heavy.aidocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperHEAVY.AI, Inc.
Initial release201820162013
Current release0.10, February 20245.10, January 20222.7.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++ and CUDAGo
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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DuckDBHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022InfluxDB
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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