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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Spark SQL vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score29.22
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score23.04
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#229  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewspark.apache.org/­sqlvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationVictoriaMetrics
Initial release201320142018
Current release2.0.8, August 20213.3.0, June 2022v1.77, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoScalaGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
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 onlynoneSynchronous replication
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 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 enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
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InfluxDBSpark SQLVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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VictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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