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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Infobright vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelEvent StoreTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.93
Rank#179  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#242  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbraima.com
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.raima.com
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Raima Inc.
Initial release2012201320051984
Current release21.2, February 20212.0.8, August 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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 languageGoCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno
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EventStoreDBInfluxDBInfobrightRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
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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