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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Axibase vs. InfluxDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.55
Rank#232  Overall
#35  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score29.86
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitealasql.orgaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAxibase Corporation
Initial release201420132013
Current release155852.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaGo
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts
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AlaSQLAxibaseInfluxDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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