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System Properties Comparison Grakn vs. InfluxDB vs. JSqlDb vs. Memcached

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NameGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 metricsJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
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 DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.75
Rank#191  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#46  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitegrakn.aiwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewjsqldb.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdev.grakn.ai/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperGrakn LabsKonrad von BackstromDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2016201320182003
Current release1.8.3, September 20201.8.0, April 20200.8, December 20181.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnono
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsconsole (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
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
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonofunctions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeepernonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infosubstituted by the relationship featurenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDBno
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 accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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GraknInfluxDBJSqlDbMemcached
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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