Apache Geode vs. InfluxDB

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Apache Geode
Score 7.0 out of 10
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Apache Geode is a distributed in-memory database designed to support low latency, high concurrency solutions, available free and open source since 2002. With it, users can build high-speed, data-intensive applications that elastically meet performance requirements. Apache Geode blends techniques for data replication, partitioning and distributed processing.N/A
InfluxDB
Score 8.5 out of 10
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The InfluxDB is a time series database from InfluxData headquartered in San Francisco. As an observability solution, it is designed to provide real-time visibility into stacks, sensors and systems. It is available open source, via the Cloud as a DBaaS option, or through an Enterprise subscription.N/A
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Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Community Pulse
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Features
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NoSQL Databases
Comparison of NoSQL Databases features of Product A and Product B
Apache Geode
8.7
1 Ratings
1% below category average
InfluxDB
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Performance9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Availability10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Concurrency10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Scalability8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data model flexibility7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Deployment model flexibility8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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Small Businesses
IBM Cloudant
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Score 8.1 out of 10

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Medium-sized Companies
IBM Cloudant
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Score 8.1 out of 10

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Enterprises
IBM Cloudant
IBM Cloudant
Score 8.1 out of 10

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User Ratings
Apache GeodeInfluxDB
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
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9.1
(2 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
1.0
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9.0
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User Testimonials
Apache GeodeInfluxDB
Likelihood to Recommend
Apache
The biggest advantage of using Apache Geode is DB like consistency. So for applications whose data needs to be in-memory, accessible at low latencies and most importantly writes have to be consistent, should use Apache Geode. For our application quite some amount of data is static which we store in MySQL as it can be easily manipulated. But since this data is large R/w from DB becomes expensive. So we started using Redis. Redis does a brilliant job, but with complex data structures and no query like capability, we have to manage it via code. We are experimenting with Apache Geode and it looks promising as now we can query on complex data-structures and get the required data quickly and also updates consistent.
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InfluxData
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.).
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Pros
Apache
  • Super Fast data pull/push
  • Provided ACID transactions, so it works like a SQL Database
  • Provides replication & partitioning, so our data is never lost and extraction is super fast. NoSql like properties
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InfluxData
  • Perfect handling telemetry data.
  • Low latency, near real time.
  • SQL-like language makes it easier to query.
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Cons
Apache
  • Needs more supporting languages. Out of box Python, Nodejs adapters would be wonderful
  • Currently it supports just KV Store. But if we could cache documents or timeseries data would be great
  • Needs more community support, documentation.
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InfluxData
  • GUI based administrator console
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Likelihood to Renew
Apache
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InfluxData
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.
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Usability
Apache
Still Experimenting. Initial results are good. we need to figure out if we can completely replace Redis. Cost wise if it makes sense to keep both or replacement is feasible.
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InfluxData
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Support Rating
Apache
Never contacted support
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InfluxData
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.
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Alternatives Considered
Apache
Still Experimenting. But looks promising as it has query capabilities over complex data structures
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InfluxData
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).
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Return on Investment
Apache
  • Still experimenting so difficult to quote
  • For a small size project/teams might be an overkill as it still has certain learning curve
  • For Medium to large projects with complex Data Structures that need to be queried with a fast o/p it definitely works
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InfluxData
  • 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.
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