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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Memgraph vs. Postgres-XL

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#318  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbmemgraph.comwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmemgraph.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperMemgraph Ltd
Initial release201320172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.7.8, August 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infodynamic graph partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-Master replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMemgraphPostgres-XL
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

Why I Joined InfluxData
17 October 2019

Starting at InfluxDB – New Job, New Commute
15 October 2019

A Move to the Cloud and Other Highlights from InfluxData’s Third Quarter
14 October 2019

InfluxDB 2.0 Documentation is Now Open Source
14 October 2019

Using InfluxDB Cloud to Monitor GitHub Repos
11 October 2019

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Building a scalable PostgreSQL solution
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