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System Properties Comparison FaunaDB vs. InfluxDB

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NameFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.34
Rank#232  Overall
#30  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
#110  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitefauna.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationfauna.com/­documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperFauna, Inc.
Initial release20142013
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen 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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Implementation languageScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMasterlessselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlIdentity management, authentication, and access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
FaunaDBInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsA flexible document-relational query language High performance single-phase ACID...
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InfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantages​Document-relational interface: combines flexibility in modeling with flexibility...
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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 scenariosDistributed ledger Identity management Multi-tenant SaaS backend Social content feeds...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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