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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Nebula Graph

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#170  Overall
#15  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperGoogleVesoft Inc.
Initial release201320142019
Current release2.0.2, November 20202.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observers
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 onlynoneCausal Clustering using Raft protocol
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infousing RocksDB
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 MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linearly scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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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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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received 3.5k stars and thousands...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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