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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelEvent StoreTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.87
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperEvent Store Limited
Initial release20122013
Current release21.2, February 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Event Store Cloud allows you to deploy a managed EventStoreDB cluster in AWS, GCP and Azure (coming soon).
Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Strings
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EventStoreDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGuaranteed writes Great performance that scales Immutable data store High availability...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesEventStoreDB's core database server is used in production systems worldwide. The...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosEvent-sourced systems Event-driven architecture
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersEventStoreDB is used by companies across a whole range of industries. Here are just...
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InfluxData 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 modelsAvailable as open-source software and licensed under the 3-clause BSD license ( https://github.com/EventStore/EventStore/blob/master/LICENSE.md...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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