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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RavenDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA multi-model DBMS and application serverOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeGraph DBMS infoexperimentalDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score4.16
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacheravendb.netwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.comravendb.net/­docsdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperInterSystemsHibernating RhinosYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2013199720102017
Current release1.8.0, April 20202017.2, October 20174.2, May 20192.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC#C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-freedepending on used data model
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Java
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneShardingHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleyes
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InfluxDBInterSystems CachéRavenDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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