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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. PostgreSQL vs. Yaacomo
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|Name||InfluxDB Xexclude from comparison||PostgreSQL Xexclude from comparison||Yaacomo Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics||Widely used open source RDBMS Developed as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL||OpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing|
|Primary database model||Time Series DBMS||Relational DBMS with object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS with GEO package||Document store|
|Developer||PostgreSQL Global Development Group www.postgresql.org/developer||Q2WEB GmbH|
|Initial release||2013||1989 1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL||2009|
|Current release||2.0.2, November 2020||13.2 , February 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MIT-License; commercial enterprise version available||Open Source BSD||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
OS X through Homebrew
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||Numeric data and Strings||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes specific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language||yes standard with numerous extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||HTTP API|
JSON over UDP
native C library
streaming API for large objects
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||user defined functions realized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding in enterprise version only||partitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash||horizontal partitioning|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication factor in enterprise version only||Source-replica replication other methods possible by using 3rd party extensions||Source-replica replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes Depending on used storage engine||no||yes|
|User concepts Access control||simple rights management via user accounts||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...|
|Competitive advantages||Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...|
|Typical application scenarios||IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...|
|Key customers||InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...|
|Market metrics||Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...|
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