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System Properties Comparison FoundationDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Kinetica vs. OrigoDB

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NameFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.44
Rank#146  Overall
#25  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#70  Relational DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.foundationdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.kinetica.comorigodb.com
Technical documentationapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.kinetica.com/­docsorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperFoundationDBKineticaRobert Friberg et al
Initial release2013201320122009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release6.2.28, November 20202.0.8, August 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++GoC, C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingNumeric data and StringsyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLsupported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin SQL-layer onlynouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardinghorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemLinearizable consistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityin SQL-layer onlynoyesdepending on model
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
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 infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelRole based authorization
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FoundationDBInfluxDBKineticaOrigoDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 22,800 GitHub stars Over 450,000 daily active instances
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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