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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Manticore Search vs. Rockset

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.A scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#311  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldmanticoresearch.comrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdmanual.manticoresearch.comdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperGoogleManticore SoftwareRockset
Initial release2013201420172019
Current release2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 20174.2, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesFixed schemaschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsyesInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleandynamic typing
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.nonoCan index from XMLno infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Binary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptElixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsno
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.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 engineyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnonoAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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InfluxDBLovefieldManticore SearchRockset
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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