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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score29.96
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.44
Rank#272  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperKinetica
Initial release20132012
Current release2.5.1, November 20227.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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InfluxDBKinetica
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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