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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.20
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperHazelcast
Initial release20082013
Current release4.2, March 20212.0.7, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Strings
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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HazelcastInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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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 scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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