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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. LeanXcale vs. LevelDB vs. Sequoiadb

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#261  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#91  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.35
Rank#252  Overall
#34  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.leanxcale.comgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperLeanXcaleGoogleSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release2013201520112013
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.22, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infothrough Apache DerbynoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
Java
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJavaScript
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnosimple password-based access control
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InfluxDBLeanXcaleLevelDBSequoiadb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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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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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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