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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InfluxDB vs. PouchDB

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score45.54
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewpouchdb.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetApache Software Foundation
Initial release200820132012
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.0.8, August 20217.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVRONumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in JavanoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)nono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple rights management via user accountsno
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HBaseInfluxDBPouchDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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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 scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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