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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. QuestDB vs. TDengine

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.66
Rank#104  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#107  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewquestdb.iogithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbquestdb.io/­docsdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperQuestDB Technology IncTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release201320142019
Current release2.7.6, April 20243.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava (Zero-GC), C++, RustC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL with time-series extensionsStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication with eventual consistencyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes
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InfluxDBQuestDBTDengine
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Relational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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TDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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High ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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High Performance at any Scale: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Financial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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TDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Banks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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TDengine has garnered over 22,500 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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TDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...
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