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System Properties Comparison EventStoreDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

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NameEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionIndustrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelEvent StoreTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.83
Rank#189  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.eventstore.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdevelopers.eventstore.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperEvent Store LimitedGoogle
Initial release201220132014
Current release21.2, February 20212.0.2, November 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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 languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
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EventStoreDBInfluxDBLovefield
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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