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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. TigerGraph

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.34
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score16.34
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#156  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation
Initial release201320142017
Current release1.7.6, April 2019v2.4.3, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 accountsnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBSpark SQLTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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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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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Visa, Uber, AliPay, SoftBank, Wish, China Mobile, State Grid of China, and Zillow
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Developer & Enterprise Edition: https://www.tigergraph.com/download/ Pricing is available...
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Conferences and events

Spark Summit Europe 2019
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 15-17 October 2019

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