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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. MariaDB vs. MarkLogic vs. Postgres-XL

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.Operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.80
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score96.79
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score9.38
Rank#47  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.marklogic.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.marklogic.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
MarkLogic Corp.
Initial release20132011200920012014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2.0.2, November 20201.23 , February 202110.5.10, May 20219.0, 201710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC++C and C++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoSQL92yes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
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 infowith MEMORY storage engineyes, with Range Indexesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBLevelDBMariaDBMarkLogicPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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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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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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