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

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#234  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score6.04
Rank#63  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgres-xl.orgrockset.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.rockset.comdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperRocksetSingleStore Inc.
Initial release20132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20192013
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 Source infoMozilla public licensecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageGoCC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
hostedLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesdynamic typingyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoingestion from XML files supportedno
Secondary indexesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query executionRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP RESTJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBPostgres-XLRocksetSingleStore 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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Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS 2.0.2
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18 November 2020

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