DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. TerarkDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. TerarkDB vs. YugabyteDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#194  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#312  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score1.32
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperTerarkYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2013201320162017
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.2.2, November 20182.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
C++ API
Java API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on CassandranoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 accountssimple password-based access controlnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBKairosDBTerarkDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBKairosDBTerarkDBYugabyteDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Amazon Timestream database is now generally available
1 October 2020, ZDNet

Reasons to switch to the InfluxDB time-series database, explored
25 August 2020, TechHQ

How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a Kubernetes cluster
17 September 2020, TechRepublic

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

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

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

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

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

Terabyte terror: It takes special databases to lasso the Internet of Things
28 June 2016, Ars Technica

provided by Google News

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition EJINSIGHT
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Yugabyte CTO: The open road to developer mindshare
9 September 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Yugabyte Announces World-Class Speaker Lineup for Distributed SQL Summit 2020
2 September 2020, Business Wire

Justuno Chooses YugabyteDB to Power Its Cloud Native AI Visitor Conversion Platform
15 September 2020, Yahoo Finance

Yugabyte Raises $30 Million In Series B Funding To Meet Growing Demand For Its Cloud Native, Geo-Distributed SQL Database
9 June 2020, Business Wire

Yugabyte Simplifies Enterprise Database Deployments with Release of YugabyteDB 2.2
15 July 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Wilmington, DE

Mobile Web Solutions Architect
Power Home Remodeling, Newark, DE

Staff Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Gatsby, Remote

Ruby On Rails Developer
Power Home Remodeling, Philadelphia, PA

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Reading, PA

Sr Software Engineer - Swift Developer
PassiveLogic, Cottonwood Heights, UT

Big Data Pipeline Engineer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Engineer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Scientist
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Data Visualization Developer
CipherTrace, San Francisco Bay Area, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here