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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Riak TS vs. ScyllaDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.scylladb.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesScyllaDBAlex Kashirin
Initial release2013201520152020
Current release2.0.8, August 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoErlangC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangyes, Luano
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 engineyes infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBRiak TSScyllaDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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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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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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