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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Spark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational 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
Score16.10
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.iospark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release201320132014
Current release1.7.8, August 2019v2.4.4, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on Cassandrayes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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 controlno

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Conferences and events

Spark Summit Europe 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 15-17 October 2019

Recent citations in the news

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
17 September 2019, TechTarget

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

InfluxData unveils InfluxDB Cloud 2.0, a serverless time series platform
12 September 2019, Help Net Security

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Expo: Real Time A/B Testing and Monitoring with Spark Streaming and Kafka at Walmart Labs
24 May 2019, InfoQ.com

The new rise of time-series databases
26 February 2018, Smart Industry

InfluxData closes $16 million Series B led by Battery Ventures to organize IOT data
21 September 2016, TechCrunch

Using Redis as a Time Series Database: Why and How
2 January 2016, InfoQ.com

Real-Time Performance and Health Monitoring Using Netdata
2 September 2019, CNX Software

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