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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kinetica vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#194  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#297  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.kinetica.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.kinetica.com/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperKineticaTerark
Initial release201320122016
Current release1.7.6, April 20196.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java 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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
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 replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
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 RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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InfluxDBKineticaTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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