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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Teradata vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score78.74
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.teradata.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.teradata.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperTeradataTerark
Initial release201319842016
Current release1.7.8, August 2019Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoHashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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 engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBTeradataTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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News

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21 October 2019

Why I Joined InfluxData
17 October 2019

Starting at InfluxDB – New Job, New Commute
15 October 2019

A Move to the Cloud and Other Highlights from InfluxData’s Third Quarter
14 October 2019

InfluxDB 2.0 Documentation is Now Open Source
14 October 2019

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DB-Engines blog posts

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Conferences and events

Teradata Universe 2019
Denver, Colorado, USA, 20-24 October 2019

Recent citations in the news

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData Opens London Office to Meet Demand as Time Series Databases Take off in EMEA
9 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
17 September 2019, TechTarget

An Introduction to InfluxDB
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1 October 2019, Forbes

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1 October 2019, Forbes

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3 July 2017, TechNode

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

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26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

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