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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. RethinkDB vs. TempoIQ

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Scalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.34
Rank#254  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldrethinkdb.comtempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017TempoIQ
Initial release2013201420092012
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.1.12, February 20172.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 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++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDAtomic single-document operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
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 MemoryDBnono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoyes infousers and table-level permissionssimple authentication-based access control
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InfluxDBLovefieldRethinkDBTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB
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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