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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Informix vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#304  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score23.23
Rank#33  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperSpotifyIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Percona
Initial release2014201319842015
Current release2.0.7, June 202114.10.FC5, November 20203.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesJavaScript
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicInfluxDBInformixPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData 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 modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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