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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MonetDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.97
Rank#126  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.63
Rank#220  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.monetdb.orgwww.percona.com/­software/­mongodb/­percona-server-for-mongodbwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.htmldocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperMonetDB BVPerconaSingleStore Inc.
Initial release2013200420152013
Current release2.0.8, August 2021Oct2020-SP2, January 20213.4.10-2.10, November 20177.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, RJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding via remote tablesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 infovia In-Memory Engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBMonetDBPercona Server for MongoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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