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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB vs. VoltDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 MongoDBDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.18
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#303  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score1.57
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperTerarkVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201320162010
Current release1.7.10, February 20209.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X infofor development
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Java API
JDBC
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#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoJava
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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InfluxDBTerarkDBVoltDB
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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