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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  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.Analytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeSearch engine
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Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score88.27
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Splunk Inc.
Initial release201320092003
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
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#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basedSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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 enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users and roles
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InfluxDBRethinkDBSplunk
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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