Today there is a plethora of databases to choose from. Your success relies on choosing the right fit for your needs.

Compare InfluxDB to other time series databases and other types of databases used for time series data

See how InfluxData matches up against offerings of NoSQL databases like MongoDB or Cassandra. Also see how the performance matches up against OpenTSDB. You can compare the results, analyze the findings, then test InfluxDB out for yourself.


InfluxDB outperforms Cassandra:

  • Write throughput: 5x faster
  • Disk storage: 2.4x less
  • Query performance: 100x faster


InfluxDB outperforms Elasticsearch:

  • Write throughput: 3.8x faster
  • Disk storage: 9x less
  • Query performance: 7.7x faster


InfluxDB outperforms MongoDB:

  • Write throughput: 1.9x faster
  • Disk storage: 7.3x less
  • Query performance: 5x faster


InfluxDB outperforms OpenTSDB:

  • Write throughput: 5x faster
  • Disk storage: 16.5x less
  • Query performance: 3.65x – 4x faster


InfluxDB outperforms Graphite:

  • Write throughput: 14x faster
  • Disk storage: 7x less
  • Query performance: 10x faster


InfluxDB outperforms Splunk:

  • Write throughput: 17x faster
  • Disk storage: 17x less
  • Query performance: 25x faster
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