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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Memcached vs. Nebula Graph

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.30
Rank#250  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.orggithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.nebula-graph.io
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalVesoft Inc.
Initial release201320032019
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen 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 languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeStrong typed schema
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes 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 languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolBrowser 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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Go
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
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 onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityCausal 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 integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes 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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolRole-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 over nearly three thousand...
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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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