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System Properties Comparison GreptimeDB vs. InfluxDB vs. QuestDB

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NameGreptimeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn open source Time Series DBMS built for increased scalability, high performance and efficiencyDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#368  Overall
#37  Time Series DBMS
Score26.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#115  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreptime.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.greptime.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperGreptime Inc.QuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release202220132014
Current release2.7.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageRustGoJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
Docker
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languagesC++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPythonnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
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 engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlSimple rights management via user accountssimple 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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Relational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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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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High ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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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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Financial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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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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Banks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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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 27,500 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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Open source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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