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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MonetDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#111  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.monetdb.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMonetDB BVTerark
Initial release201320042016
Current release1.7.8, August 2019Apr2019, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
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
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in SQL, C, Rno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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InfluxDBMonetDBTerarkDB
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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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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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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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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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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14 October 2019

InfluxDB 2.0 Documentation is Now Open Source
14 October 2019

Limit memory usage of MonetDB on Linux with CGROUPS
9 May 2019

SQL:2003 merge statements now supported in MonetDB
8 March 2019

Extended SQL:2011 Window Functions in MonetDB
26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

Remote Tables and Authorization
10 August 2018

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