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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB vs. TiDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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.TiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score2.05
Rank#119  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docspingcap.com/­docs
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release201320092016
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 20194.0.1, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basedhorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsACID
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 permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
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InfluxDBRethinkDBTiDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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TiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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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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In the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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TiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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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 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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