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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Splunk

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSearch engine
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Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score85.49
Rank#12  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperSplunk Inc.
Initial release20132003
Current release1.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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InfluxDBSplunk
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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