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

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NameGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.34
Rank#64  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200820132003
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, details hereNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresusing Google App Enginenono
TriggersCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Master replication using Paxosselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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.
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 persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes 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 accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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Google Cloud DatastoreInfluxDBMemcached
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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