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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenTSDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#230  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score18.34
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbopentsdb.net
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperSpotifycurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release201420132011
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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 Elasticsearchnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicInfluxDBOpenTSDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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