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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. Infobright vs. PouchDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#154  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperExasolIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2000201320052012
Current release1.8.0, April 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno
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EXASOLInfluxDBInfobrightPouchDB
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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