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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KeyDB vs. Lovefield

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsAn ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#268  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
google.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.keydb.devgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Google
Initial release201320192014
Current release2.0.2, November 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD-3Open 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 languageGoC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringspartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization Protoco
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuano
TriggersnonoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access control and ACLno
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InfluxDBKeyDBLovefield
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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