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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kinetica vs. OpenSearch

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#234  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.kinetica.comopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperKineticaAmazon Web Services
Initial release201320122021
Current release2.7.6, April 20247.1, August 20212.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 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, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationyes
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 configurationEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBKineticaOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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