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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. PostgreSQL

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionWidely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.85
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score503.37
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlwww.postgresql.org/­docs/­manuals
DeveloperOraclePostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release2001201320111989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current release2.5.0, June 20191.7.8, August 201918.3, November 201812.1, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsoptionalyes
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.nononoyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLnonouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingpartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shardMaster-slave replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infooff heap cacheno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBInfluxDBOracle NoSQLPostgreSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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