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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. LevelDB vs. TDengine

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  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 valuesTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.22
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.03
Rank#101  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score1.07
Rank#171  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
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Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdwww.taosdata.com/­en/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleTaos Data
Initial release201320112019
Current release2.0.8, August 20211.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes, via alarm monitoring
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 onlynoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoyes
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InfluxDBLevelDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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One of the modules of TDengine is the time-series database. However, in addition...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Performance improvement over 10 times: An innovative data storage structure is defined,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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IT Infrastructure, Servers and Applications Monitoring Internet of Cars, Trucks,...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Fastest growing database With more than 15,500 stars on GitHub
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open Source (AGPL v3) Enterprise / Cloud (https://www.taosdata.com/en/support/)
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