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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Teradata

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#235  Overall
#112  Relational DBMS
Score69.34
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.teradata.com
DeveloperGoogleTeradata
Initial release201320141984
Current release2.0.2, November 20202.1.12, February 2017Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safarihosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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
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
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 accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBLovefieldTeradata
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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News

Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS 2.0.7
7 June 2021

Announcement: InfluxDays North America 2021 Call for Papers is Open!
7 June 2021

Event Highlights: InfluxDays EMEA 2021 Virtual Experience
3 June 2021

Built on InfluxDB Award Winners 2021 Announced
1 June 2021

Monitor Your InfluxDB Open Source Instances with InfluxDB Cloud
25 May 2021

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