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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  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 metricsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.99
Rank#57  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score1.23
Rank#157  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.omnisci.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release2015201320152016
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.62.0.8, August 2021V15.6, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetGoC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
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#
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)nonono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
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 enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IgniteInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SearchOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018
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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