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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Riak TS vs. SiteWhere

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  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 KVM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewriak.com/­products/­riak-tssitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSiteWhere
Initial release201320152010
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freepredefined scheme
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnorestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets 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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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InfluxDBRiak TSSiteWhere
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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