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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. InfluxDB vs. Quasardb

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score45.20
Rank#24  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewquasardb.net
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powersetquasardb
Initial release200820132009
Current release2.3.4, January 20212.0.8, August 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Cloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.
Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
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 Stringsyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP 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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
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 infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACsimple rights management via user accountsCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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HBaseInfluxDBQuasardb
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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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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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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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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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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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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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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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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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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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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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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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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