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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.76
Rank#187  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitegrakn.aiwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperGrakn Labs
Initial release20162013
Current release1.8.0, June 20201.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featureno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 controlyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progresssimple rights management via user accounts
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GraknInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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IoT & 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 modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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