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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#264  Overall
#122  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.kinetica.comriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperKineticaBasho Technologies
Initial release201320122015
Current release2.4, August 20227.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 indexesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
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 replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
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 levelno
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InfluxDBKineticaRiak TS
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 23,500 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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