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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score3.05
Rank#97  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewpouchdb.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpouchdb.com/­guidesoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperExasolApache Software FoundationTobias Oetiker
Initial release2000201320121999
Current release1.8.0, April 20207.1.1, June 20191.7.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and StringsnoNumeric data only
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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 accountsnono
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLInfluxDBPouchDBRRDtool
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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