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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperEnterpriseDBTerarkYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2005201320162017
Current releaseV10, November 20171.8.0, April 20202.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languagenoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsnoyes
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EDB PostgresInfluxDBTerarkDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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