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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MariaDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score87.34
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.30
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
OracleFacebook, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release20132009201120131985
Current release1.7.9, October 201910.4.12, January 202019.5, November 20196.5.3, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++JavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesoptionalnooptional
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3nonoyes
Triggersnoyesnonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keyShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
Electable Master-Slave per shardnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yesACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyesyes
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 infowith MEMORY storage engineyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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InfluxDBMariaDBOracle NoSQLRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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