DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Memgraph vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Memgraph vs. Riak KV

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 scaleDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#318  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
Score5.56
Rank#55  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbmemgraph.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmemgraph.com/­docs
DeveloperMemgraph LtdBasho Technologies
Initial release201320172009
Current release1.7.8, August 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infodynamic graph partitioningSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-Master replication using RAFTselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infowith snapshot isolationno
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers, roles and permissionsno
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMemgraphRiak KV
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

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
InfluxDBMemgraphRiak KV
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

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
17 September 2019, TechTarget

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData Opens London Office to Meet Demand as Time Series Databases Take off in EMEA
9 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

provided by Google News

FactGem and Memgraph Partner to Give Clients Access to Real-Time, Transaction Based Analytics
1 February 2019, PRNewswire

Graph Database Market Trends, Size, Share, Status, Analysis And Forecast To 2025
16 October 2019, Business Daily Mirror

Graph Database Market-Research including Growth Factors, Types and Analysis of Key Players- Research Forecasts to 2025
9 October 2019, Weekly Spy

Global Graph Database Market Insights, Forecast to 2025 with Major Companies- Microsoft, Oracle, IBM
2 October 2019, The Ukiah Post

Graph Database Market To Worth +3 Billion with An Incredible CAGR Of +24 By 2027 Top Players- IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, AWS, Neo4j, Orientdb, Teradata, Tibco Software, Franz, Openlink Software
8 October 2019, Market Report Gazette

provided by Google News

Is Riak A Good NoSQL Database Option For Enterprises?
1 July 2019, Analytics India Magazine

Basho open-sources its Riak TS database for the Internet Of Things
5 May 2016, TechCrunch

Basho's database downfall highlights danger of bringing too-niche tech to market
10 July 2018, TechRepublic

NoSQL database Riak acquired following Basho’s fall from grace
13 September 2017, Computer Business Review

Basho, Maker of Riak NoSQL Database, Raises $25M
13 January 2015, Data Center Knowledge

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Remote Senior SRE
Lever Everbridge, United States

ERM Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

CMAS Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

New Graduate - Internet of Things Operations - Linux Customer Success Engineer
VMware, Atlanta, GA

Principal Engineer - Data Pipeline
Tagup Inc., Somerville, MA

Remote Senior SRE
Lever Everbridge, United States

Platform Architects
CCC Information Services Inc., Austin, TX

Systems Analyst
Highbrow Technologies, Bentonville, AR

PostgreSQL Database Admin
AWeber, Chalfont, PA

IT Systems Administrator
AWeber, Chalfont, PA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here