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Nameetcd  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed reliable key-value storeDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.57
Rank#47  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websiteetcd.io
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd
www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationetcd.io/­docs
github.com/­etcd-io/­etcd/­tree/­master/­Documentation
docs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
Initial release2013
Current release3.4, August 20191.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoGo
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
Windows infoexperimental
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
JSON over HTTP
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersyes, watching key changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
etcdInfluxDB
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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