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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MongoDB vs. OpenTSDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  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 infrastructureScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.48
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score420.36
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score2.09
Rank#142  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mongodb.comopentsdb.net
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.mongodb.com/­docs/­manualopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperMongoDB, Inccurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release201320092011
Current release2.7.5, January 20246.0.7, June 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 infoLGPL
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
Linux
Windows
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
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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 languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
GraphQL
HTTP REST
Prisma
proprietary protocol using JSON
HTTP API
Telnet 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
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
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 infobased on HBase
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
selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infocan be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency infodefault behaviour
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBase
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 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesno
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InfluxDBMongoDBOpenTSDB
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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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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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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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 25,500 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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