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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InfluxDB vs. OpenSearch

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score59.76
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookAmazon Web Services
Initial release201220132021
Current release3.1.3, April 20222.7.6, April 20242.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
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 systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolessimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
HiveInfluxDBOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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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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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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