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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kdb+ vs. LevelDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performance Time Series DBMSEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score3.13
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.31
Rank#254  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewkx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbcode.kx.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcGoogleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003201120042013
Current release1.8.0, April 20203.6, May 20181.22, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoqC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnoyesyes 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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'noyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)nonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyesJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationnonenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsnonosimple password-based access control
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InfluxDBKdb+LevelDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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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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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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