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DBMS > GBase vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.07
Rank#170  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score1.21
Rank#159  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperGoogleYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320142017
Current releaseGBase 8a2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 20172.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
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
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infobased on RocksDB
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 MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoyes
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GBaseInfluxDBLovefieldYugabyteDB
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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