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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. TiDB vs. Weaviate

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.A cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument 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
Score2.14
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewpingcap.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stablewww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolPingCAP, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2000201320162017
Current release1.8.0, April 20204.0, July 20200.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGo, RustGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesyesnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by key range)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infocurrently only supported in syntaxno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.OpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLInfluxDBTiDBWeaviate
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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TiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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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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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Shopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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