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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB vs. TigerGraph

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.94
Rank#153  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiwww.tigergraph.com/­documentation
DeveloperTerark
Initial release201320162017
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 languagenoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
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 methodsnonoyes
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 engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoRole-based access control
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InfluxDBTerarkDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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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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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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