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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. FoundationDB vs. GeoSpock vs. InfluxDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Ordered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.foundationdb.orggeospock.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperExasolFoundationDBGeoSpock
Initial release200020132013
Current release6.2.11, November 20192.0, September 20191.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Java, JavascriptGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free infosome layers support schemasyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingyesNumeric 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 indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyessupported in specific SQL layer onlyANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsin SQL-layer onlynono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per tablesimple rights management via user accounts
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EXASOLFoundationDBGeoSpockInfluxDB
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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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