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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. InfluxDB vs. Ingres

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime 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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Score1.69
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Community supported by Red HatActian Corporation
Initial release2002201420131974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release1.1, February 20172.0.8, August 202111.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nononono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Go
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablenosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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