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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.07
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score90.92
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release201420132009
Current release1.8.0, April 202010.4.12, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlyHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, key
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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