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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. OpenTSDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.92
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#114  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewopentsdb.netwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201320111994
Current release1.7.10, February 202018.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsno
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on HBasenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnono
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InfluxDBOpenTSDBOracle Berkeley DB
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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