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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RocksDB vs. Weaviate

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)An open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.62
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.81
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score2.74
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#301  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrocksdb.orggithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperOracleFacebook, Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2013201120132017
Current release1.7.10, February 202019.5, November 20196.7.3, March 20200.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaC++Go
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsoptionalnoyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononono
Triggersnononono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shardnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)yesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infooff heap cacheyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and rolesnoOpenID Connect Discovery
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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