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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. SingleStore

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#289  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2018201319952013
Current release0.2, August 20202.0.8, August 20218.0.27, October 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++GoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DuckDBInfluxDBMySQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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