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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. PouchDB vs. SingleStore

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA multi-model DBMS and application serverJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#96  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#50  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachepouchdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.compouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperInterSystemsApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2013199720122013
Current release2.0.7, June 20212018.1.4, May 20207.1.1, June 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnoyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Java
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBInterSystems CachéPouchDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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