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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.Columnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
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
Score20.95
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docswww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201320092005
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 indexesnoyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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 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
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basedSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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InfluxDBRethinkDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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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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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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