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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score51.62
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release2013200919922006
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 201917, July 20158.6.2, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
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
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava plugins
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
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 enginenoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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InfluxDBRethinkDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSolr
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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