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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Datastore vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.38
Rank#80  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperGoogleSpotify
Initial release200820142013
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenono
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication using Paxosyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactionsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud DatastoreHeroicInfluxDB
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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