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

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileBased 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 DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.25
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#195  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#224  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score5.21
Rank#65  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewobjectbox.iowww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.objectbox.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperObjectBox LimitedApache Software FoundationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201320172014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20122013
Current release2.0.2, November 202010 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 20197.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++CJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesnoyes
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 languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary native APIADO.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
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
.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 proceduresnonouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyonline/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-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 methodsnononoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID 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 enginenonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBObjectBoxPostgres-XLPouchDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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