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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. RavenDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.78
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.ioravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperHibernating Rhinos
Initial release201320132010
Current release2.3, June 20221.2.2, November 20185.3, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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InfluxDBKairosDBRavenDB
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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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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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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