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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.25
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score4.06
Rank#83  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewpouchdb.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpouchdb.com/­guidesrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201320122009
Current release2.0.2, November 20207.1.1, June 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoyes infousers and table-level permissions
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InfluxDBPouchDBRethinkDB
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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InfluxDB C Client Library for Capturing Statistics
23 February 2021

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22 February 2021

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19 February 2021

Announcement: Register for InfluxDays EMEA 2021
18 February 2021

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