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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci vs. Realm vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search vs. OmniSci vs. Realm vs. Riak KV

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app developmentA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score7.52
Rank#56  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score1.27
Rank#153  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score9.59
Rank#49  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­searchgithub.com/­omnisci/­omniscidb
www.omnisci.com
realm.ioriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­searchdocs.omnisci.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperMicrosoftMapD Technologies, Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Basho Technologies
Initial release20132015201620142009
Current release2.0.8, August 2021V15.10, January 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyesno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
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#
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
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 proceduresnononono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnononoyes infoChange Listenersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoRound robinnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SearchOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018RealmRiak KV
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Only OmniSci allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Spatiotemporal and interactive visual analysis on massive, disparate datasets.
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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OmniSci Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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