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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. SingleStore vs. TypeDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.53
Rank#67  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.83
Rank#193  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.singlestore.comvaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.singlestore.comdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Grakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release201320132016
Current release2.0.8, August 20217.3, December 20202.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux info64 bit version requiredLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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InfluxDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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TypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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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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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Expressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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AGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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