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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score1228.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release200820131995
Current release4.2, March 20212.0.7, June 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
More information provided by the system vendor
HazelcastInfluxDBMySQL
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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News

Release Announcement: InfluxDB Enterprise 1.9.3
23 July 2021

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23 July 2021

Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS & Enterprise 1.8.7
23 July 2021

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20 July 2021

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19 July 2021

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