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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. OrigoDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SingleStore

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.15
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#42  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score5.88
Rank#64  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overvieworigodb.comwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdborigodb.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperRobert Friberg et alSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20132009 infounder the name LiveDB2014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2013
Current release2.0.2, November 202010 R1, October 20187.1.10, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC#CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyesyes
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.nono infocan be achieved using .NETyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
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
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyes infoDomain Eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynodepending on modelyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCCACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoWrite ahead logyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBOrigoDBPostgres-XLSingleStore 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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