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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.32
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#86  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score4.17
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewravendb.netrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbravendb.net/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperHibernating RhinosThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201320102009
Current release2.0.2, November 20205.1, November 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C 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 proceduresnoyes
TriggersnoyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqyes
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 datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleyes infousers and table-level permissions
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InfluxDBRavenDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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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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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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