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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Riak KV vs. Rockset

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#79  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.82
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latestdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperOpenSource, formerly Basho TechnologiesRockset
Initial release201320092019
Current release2.7.6, April 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnodynamic 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.nonono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnorestrictedall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlangno
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infono "single point of failure"Automatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes, using Riak SecurityAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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InfluxDBRiak KVRockset
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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