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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Rockset vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#251  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#297  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbrockset.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.rockset.com/­overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperRocksetTerark
Initial release201320192016
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsdynamic typingno
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 supportedno
Secondary indexesnoall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP RESTC++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleno
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InfluxDBRocksetTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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