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

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 scalabilityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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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
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score1.71
Rank#116  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.stardog.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.stardog.com/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperInterSystemsStardog-UnionVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2013201820102010
Current release1.7.8, August 20192018.1.1, February 20186.2.3, July 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSPARQL is used as query languageyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
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
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
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
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in JavaJava
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 integritynoyesyes inforelationships in graphsno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyesAccess rights for users and rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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InfluxDBInterSystems IRISStardogVoltDB
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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