DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score150.17
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.71
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperElasticOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201020131994
Current release7.3.0, August 20191.7.8, August 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Elasticsearch Service on Elastic Cloud: Try out the official hosted Elasticsearch and Kibana offering available on AWS and GCP that's powered by the creators of Elasticsearch.
Implementation languageJavaGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Community Contributed Clients
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.Memcached and Redis integrationyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchInfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsElasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesOpen source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
» more
Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenarios
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customers
» more
InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsMore than 250 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
» more
Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.12.4
23 October 2019

Using Secret Stores to Secure Flux Access
22 October 2019

Using InfluxDB to Predict The Next Extinction Event
21 October 2019

Why I Joined InfluxData
17 October 2019

Starting at InfluxDB – New Job, New Commute
15 October 2019

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesElastic Cloud: Try the official hosted Elasticsearch.
» more

Dremio: Analyze your data with standard SQL and any BI tool. Accelerate your queries up to 1,000x.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ElasticsearchInfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Elasticsearch moved into the top 10 most popular database management systems
3 July 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

MySQL, PostgreSQL and Redis are the winners of the March ranking
2 March 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Elasticsearch Service Now Available on Google Cloud Marketplace
22 October 2019, Business Wire

Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations
2 October 2019, InfoWorld

Bull of the Day: Elastic (ESTC)
23 October 2019, Nasdaq

What's the point: Azure ships Repos app, final EAP for latest TeamCity, Elasticsearch, and Istio
23 October 2019, DevClass

AWS faces Elasticsearch lawsuit for trademark infringement
1 October 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData Opens London Office to Meet Demand as Time Series Databases Take off in EMEA
9 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
17 September 2019, TechTarget

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

provided by Google News

The Time Bitcoin (BTC) Accidentally Forked in March 2013, and Someone Sent a $10000 Double Spend at That Exact Moment – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust
23 October 2019, CryptoIQ

Top Local Databases for React Native App Development {A 2020 List}
15 October 2019, Appinventiv

Getting Started with Oracle Berkeley DB
5 July 2015, DZone News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Database Trends Report: SQL Beats NoSQL, MySQL Most Popular
5 March 2019, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Big Data/PySpark Engineer
Avanade, Hartford, CT

Big Data Analytics Engineer SME
GuidePoint Security, Washington, DC

Big Data / PySpark Engineer
Avanade, Seattle, WA

Big Data / PySpark Engineer
Avanade, San Francisco, CA

Big Data / PySpark Engineer
Avanade, Los Angeles, CA

Remote Senior SRE
Lever Everbridge, United States

Infrastructure Engineer
Ipsy, San Mateo, CA

ERM Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

CMAS Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

Associate, Systems Software Engineering
BlackRock, Atlanta, GA

Senior Systems Engineer
DeNovo Solutions, Annapolis Junction, MD

Full-Stack Java Server Side Developer/Single Page Application User Interface (SPA UI) Developer
Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies, Remote

Database Engineer, Senior
Independent Software, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Developer
Spectrum Systems, Riverwoods, IL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Present your product here