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System Properties Comparison Elasticsearch vs. InfluxDB vs. Rockset

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NameElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  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 metricsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Vector DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score135.35
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score25.83
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#211  Overall
#35  Document stores
Websitewww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperElasticRockset
Initial release201020132019
Current release8.6, January 20232.7.6, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoElastic LicenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
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 Stringsdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
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, allEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
More information provided by the system vendor
ElasticsearchInfluxDBRockset
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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