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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield vs. Stardog

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#155  Overall
#20  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#259  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleStardog-Union
Initial release2013201820142010
Current release1.7.8, August 20192018.1.1, February 20182.1.12, February 20176.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observersyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyesnoAccess rights for users and roles
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InfluxDBInterSystems IRISLovefieldStardog
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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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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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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