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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. Sequoiadb

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#197  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#239  Overall
#33  Document stores
#114  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.iowww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201320132013
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
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
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
proprietary protocol using JSON
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++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript
Triggersnonono
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 CassandraMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 datanonoDocument is locked during a transaction
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 enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlsimple password-based access control
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InfluxDBKairosDBSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsSequoiaDB is a financial-level distributed database including three storage modes:...
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Competitive advantagesSequoiaDB provides a leading OLTP solution in the industry, and perfectly addresses...
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Typical application scenariosAs a financial-level distributed database management system, SequoiaDB supports distributed...
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Key customersChina Minsheng Bank ​ Bank of China Hengfeng Bank China GUANGFA Bank PICC China Mobile...
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Market metrics2017,2018 Gartner’s Database Report Listed More than 1000 enterprise customers and...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source GPL/Commercial licensing for enterprise version and services
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