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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MongoDB vs. OpenSearch

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS infocurrently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score25.83
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score421.65
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score16.36
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mongodb.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.mongodb.com/­docs/­manualopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperMongoDB, IncAmazon Web Services
Initial release201320092021
Current release2.7.6, April 20246.0.7, June 20232.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageGoC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL InterfaceSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
GraphQL
HTTP REST
Prisma
proprietary protocol using JSON
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infocan be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency infodefault behaviour
Eventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
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 infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Built around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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AI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Hundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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