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System Properties Comparison GreptimeDB vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenSearch

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NameGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencyDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#355  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score28.48
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score14.84
Rank#40  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitegreptime.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.greptime.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperGreptime Inc.Amazon Web Services
Initial release202220132021
Current release2.7.5, January 20242.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageRustGoJava
Server operating systemsDocker
Linux
macOS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeFixed schemaschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPythonnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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Specific characteristicsGreptimeDB is a SQL & Python-enabled timeseries database system built from scratch...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantages- Inherits advantages of Rust, such as excellent performance, memory safe, resource...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosFor IoT industries, GreptimeDB can seamless integrate with message queues and other...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersGreptime's clients span multiple sectors including IoT, connected vehicles, and energy...
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InfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsGreptimeDB has garnered global recognition by topping GitHub trends following its...
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Fastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsGreptimeDB: open source, distributed, cloud-native TSDB; supports Hybrid Time-series...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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