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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Redis vs. Snowflake

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsIn-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker infoRedis focuses on performance so most of its design decisions prioritize high performance and very low latencies.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infoMultiple data types and a rich set of operations, as well as configurable data expiration, eviction and persistenceRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infowith Redis Modules
Graph DBMS infowith Redis Modules
Search engine infowith Redis Modules
Time Series DBMS infowith Redis Modules
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#337  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score19.19
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score150.05
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.datajaguar.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzaredis.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpredis.io/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataJaguar, Inc.IBMSalvatore Sanfilippo infoDevelopment sponsored by Redis LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20132015200020092014
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.9.4 September 20186.0.5, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoBSD 3-Clause, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageGoC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux infoincluded in applianceBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows infoported and maintained by Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc.
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infowith RediSearch module
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocolCLI Client
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++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesLuauser defined functions
Triggersnonononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication infoChained replication is supported
Multi-master replication infowith Redis Enterprise Pack
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the serveryes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptSimple password-based access control infoAccess control lists and SSL are available in the commercial versionUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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InfluxDBJaguarDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMRedisSnowflake
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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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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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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