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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. Neo4j vs. Teradata vs. Titan

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonNeo4j  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSOpen source graph databaseA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.62
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1268.35
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score50.81
Rank#21  Overall
#1  Graph DBMS
Score76.59
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comneo4j.comwww.teradata.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docneo4j.com/­docsdocs.teradata.comgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunNeo4j, Inc.TeradataAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release20131995200719842012
Current release1.7.10, February 20208.0.19, 20204.0.2, March 2020Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL version3, commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageGoC and C++Java, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux infoCan also be used server-less as embedded Java database.
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free and schema-optionalyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infopluggable indexing subsystem, by default Apache Luceneyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Java API
Neo4j-OGM infoObject Graph Mapper
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data Neo4j
TinkerPop 3
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes infoUser defined Procedures and Functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelyes
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handleryesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneSharding infoHashingyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Causal Clustering using Raft protocol infoavailable in in Enterprise Version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyCausal and Eventual Consistency configurable in Causal Cluster setup
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers, roles and permissions. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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InfluxDBMySQLNeo4jTeradataTitan
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Neo4j is a native graph database platform that is built to store, query, analyze...
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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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Neo4j database is the only transactional database that combines everything you need...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Recommendations Master Data Management Identity and Access Management Network...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Over 300 commercial customers and over 750 startups use Neo4j. Flagship customers...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Neo4j boasts the world's largest graph database ecosystem with more than a 15 million...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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GPL v3 license that can be used all the places where you might use MySQL. Neo4j Commercial...
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