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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. NCache vs. Postgres-XL vs. PouchDB vs. SingleStore

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.64
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#172  Overall
#29  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#104  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score5.27
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.alachisoft.com/­ncachewww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperAlachisoftApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201320052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20122013
Current release2.0.2, November 20205.2, April 202110 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 20197.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaCJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringspartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesnoyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalitynono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyes infoNotificationsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyeshorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with selectable consistency levelMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID infoMVCCnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBNCachePostgres-XLPouchDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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