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Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Athena

Amazon Athena is well suited for those who want to be able to use SQL queries to look at and analyze their data. Once you get up and running with the system and have all of your preferences ironed out, this is a very simple to understand and easy to use program that can help make information-based decisions. How could you not love that!?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

InfluxDB

InfluxDB is very good at storing monitoring metrics (e.g. performance data). InfluxDB is not the right choice if you need to store other data types (like plain text, data relations etc.).
Valentin Höbel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Database-as-a-Service

Amazon Athena
8.3
InfluxDB
Automatic software patching
Amazon Athena
8.0
InfluxDB
Database scalability
Amazon Athena
8.0
InfluxDB
Automated backups
Amazon Athena
8.0
InfluxDB
Database security provisions
Amazon Athena
9.0
InfluxDB
Monitoring and metrics
Amazon Athena
9.0
InfluxDB
Automatic host deployment
Amazon Athena
8.0
InfluxDB

Pros

Amazon Athena

  • Pay only for the data you store. Huge money-saver right there.
  • Being able to query using a browser-based system.
  • Compatibility with other programs is a nice feature that is very useful.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

InfluxDB

  • Perfect handling telemetry data.
  • Low latency, near real time.
  • SQL-like language makes it easier to query.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Amazon Athena

  • I wish that the program provided individualized access for different users instead of everyone seeing everything.
  • Initial setup can be a bit tedious for those unfamiliar with this type of querying.
  • Support can be a little lacking when it comes to additional features.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

InfluxDB

  • GUI based administrator console
Stephane Abitbol | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon Athena

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

InfluxDB

InfluxDB 9.1
Based on 2 answers
InfluxDB is a near perfect product for time series database engines. The relatively small list of cons are heavily outweighed by it's ability to just work and be a very flexible and powerful database engine. The community and support provided by the corporation are the only areas I have little experience.
Jonathan Yarbor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Amazon Athena

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

InfluxDB

InfluxDB 9.0
Based on 1 answer
We have worked with the InfluxDB support team a few times so far and it has been positive. Issues submitted are worked on promptly and we have good feedback.
Stephane Abitbol | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Amazon Athena

No answers on this topic

InfluxDB

To be honest, I didn't look at alternatives since InfluxDB performs very well if you can oversee the lack of security and HA features. But for all challenges, there is an easy solution which brings you forward (e.g. read load balancing can be achieved by using a common HTTPS load balancer).
Valentin Höbel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Amazon Athena

  • Aided in decision making processes that has saved money for departments and the company.
  • The program takes over doing the majority of the work that used to be manual for a lot of people. Fantastic time-saver.
  • The program makes other programs not as useful as they once were, which helped save money.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

InfluxDB

  • Provided us a time series DB.
  • With the SQL-like language, it is very easy to learn.
  • Empowered us to keep track of our events.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Amazon Athena

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Amazon Athena Editions & Modules

Edition
Price per Query$5.001
  1. per TB of Data Scanned
Additional Pricing Details

InfluxDB

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

InfluxDB Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon Athena
9.0
InfluxDB
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

Amazon Athena
InfluxDB
9.1

Support Rating

Amazon Athena
InfluxDB
9.0

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