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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KeyDB vs. Memcached

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 protocolsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#259  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.keydb.dev/­docs/­introgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201320192003
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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 indexesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoProprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoLuano
Triggersnonono
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 onlyMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access control and ACLyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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InfluxDBKeyDBMemcached
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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