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System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. InfluxDB vs. Postgres-XL

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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
Score6.87
Rank#55  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score26.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#256  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperHazelcast
Initial release200820132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.3.6, November 20232.7.5, January 202410 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoEventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning
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 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
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
HazelcastInfluxDBPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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