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System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. InfluxDB vs. PostgreSQL

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.23
Rank#277  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score26.15
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score547.57
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperSoftmotionsPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release201220131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release2.0.2, November 202013.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCGoC
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric 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.noyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlypartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EJDBInfluxDBPostgreSQL
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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