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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. InfluxDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. PouchDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.71
Rank#132  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release200220132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2012
Current release1.1, February 20172.0.7, June 202110 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoCJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablesimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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GeodeInfluxDBPostgres-XLPouchDB
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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