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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Sequoiadb vs. Spark SQL

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#256  Overall
#39  Document stores
#120  Relational DBMS
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sequoiadb.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperSequoiadb Ltd.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201320132014
Current release2.0.8, August 20213.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
proprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 datanoDocument is locked during a transactionno
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 enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlno
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InfluxDBSequoiadbSpark SQL
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 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 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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