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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Kingbase vs. Sphinx

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#263  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score6.76
Rank#63  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.kingbase.com.cnsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperSpotifyBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Sphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2014201319992001
Current release2.4, August 2022V8.0, August 20213.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageStandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate 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 infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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HeroicInfluxDBKingbaseSphinx
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Complete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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New applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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The main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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At present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Business license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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