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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore vs. YugabyteDB

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.24
Rank#277  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score5.27
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#167  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperSpotifyPerconaSingleStore Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20142013201520132017
Current release2.0.2, November 20203.4.10-2.10, November 20177.3, December 20202.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScriptyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovia In-Memory Engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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HeroicInfluxDBPercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLYugabyteDB
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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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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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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