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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. SQL.JS

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewspark.apache.org/­sqlsql.js.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlsql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperFatCloudApache Software FoundationAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release2012201320142012
Current release2.0.8, August 20213.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#GoScalaJavaScript
Server operating systemsWindowsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsnonono
Triggersyes infovia applicationsnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accountsnono
More information provided by the system vendor
FatDBInfluxDBSpark SQLSQL.JS
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData 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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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