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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InfluxDB vs. IRONdb

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.85
Rank#74  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#41  Relational DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.
Initial release201520132017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.62.0.8, August 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes, in Lua
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple rights management via user accountsno
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IgniteInfluxDBIRONdb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 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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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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