DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. searchxml vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. searchxml vs. Teradata Aster

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore 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 structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperGoogleinformationpartners gmbhTeradata
Initial release2013201420152005
Current release2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 20171.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
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++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoon the application serverR packages
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 accountsnoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBLovefieldsearchxmlTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Industry 4.0 Defined and Explained
21 September 2021

Come See Us at KubeCon North America
20 September 2021

Using the Flux VS Code Extension for IoT Application Development
20 September 2021

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.20.0
17 September 2021

Why I Joined InfluxData – Charles Mahler
17 September 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBLovefieldsearchxmlTeradata Aster
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Spacecrafts Made Simple With Telegraf, InfluxDB Cloud and Google Cloud
14 September 2021, DevOps.com

InfluxData releases InfluxDB Notebooks to enhance collaboration for teams working with time series data
14 April 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Closes 2020 with Exponential Cloud Growth, Expanding User Base, and Big New Customers
14 January 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Advances Possibilities of Time Series Data With General Availability of InfluxDB 2.0
10 November 2020, Business Wire

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Grafana
31 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

3 JavaScript ORMs You Might Not Know
7 October 2015, SitePoint

indexeddb | Read the Tea Leaves
10 April 2016, nolanlawson.com

One person shot at Dallas Love Field airport following domestic dispute
10 June 2016, Business Insider

provided by Google News

An overview of the Teradata Aster Analytics platform
31 May 2017, TechTarget

Teradata platform helps big-data analysts ask the right questions
23 October 2013, GCN.com

Teradata Aster Analytics Going Places: On Hadoop and AWS
24 August 2016, PR Newswire

Case study: Siemens reduces train failures with Teradata Aster
12 September 2016, RCR Wireless News

Data Warehouse Costs Soar, ROI Still Not Realized
28 August 2021, insideBIGDATA

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Exciting & Friendly Call Center – In Office
Etech, Dallas, TX

Teradata Aster Administration - Bigdata - Data store – Administration
Adept Consultants, Seattle, WA

Data Scientists – Machine Learning
Brielle Technologies, Alpharetta, GA

Data Science Consultant
Verizon Media, Atlanta, GA

DATA ANALYTICS AND REPORTING SPECIALIST
Montefiore Medical Center, Tarrytown, NY

Analyst, Navigation
Lowe's, Mooresville, NC

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here