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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score3.19
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score5.06
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewpouchdb.comrethinkdb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbpouchdb.com/­guidesrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SingleStore Inc.
Initial release2013201220092013
Current release2.0.7, June 20217.1.1, June 20192.4.1, August 20207.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding inforange basedSharding
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 replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoAtomic single-document operationsACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes
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 accountsnoyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBPouchDBRethinkDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Release Announcement: InfluxDB Enterprise 1.9.3
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