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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MongoDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  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 infrastructureKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)MultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score433.33
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score3.91
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score3.30
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.orgwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMongoDB, IncOracleFacebook, Inc.Rocket Software
Initial release20132009201120131985
Current release1.7.9, October 20194.2.2, December 201919.5, November 20196.5.3, January 2020
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 V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nonono
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Implementation languageGoC++JavaC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
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.optional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialoptionalnooptional
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 indexesnoyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSONRESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlynonoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationElectable Master-Slave per shardnoneMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yesACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyesyesyes
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 3.2yes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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InfluxDBMongoDBOracle NoSQLRocksDBUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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The MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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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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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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