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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score27.17
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201320142013
Current release2.0.2, November 20206.20.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnono
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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnono
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InfluxDBLokiJSRocksDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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