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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. OpenSearch vs. SurrealDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneA fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score1.02
Rank#190  Overall
#33  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
surrealdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopensearch.org/­docs/­latestsurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesSurrealDB Ltd
Initial release201320212022
Current release2.7.6, April 20242.5.0, January 2023v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaRust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes, based on authentication and database rules
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBOpenSearchSurrealDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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OpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Distributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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The OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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The OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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