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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#237  Overall
#34  Document stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrockset.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.rockset.com/­overview
DeveloperRockset
Initial release20132019
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsdynamic 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.nono infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console
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InfluxDBRockset
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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