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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 MongoDBColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performanceHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score21.77
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#158  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.vertica.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htmdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperTerarkVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2013201620052017
Current release1.8.0, April 2020Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
2.2.0, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platformno
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Implementation languageGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tablesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnonono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggersyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
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
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash SegmentationHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoopno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashyes
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InfluxDBTerarkDBVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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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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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together four must-have...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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