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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.25
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#241  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Percona
Initial release201320172015
Current release2.5.1, November 2022V0.10.20, January 20183.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.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
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in LuaJavaScript
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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 enginenoyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBIRONdbPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 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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