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System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Machbase

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigData
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.17
Rank#111  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
Score27.17
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbendoc.machbase.com
DeveloperAmazonMachbase
Initial release200720132013
Current release2.0.2, November 2020V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)simple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
Amazon SimpleDBInfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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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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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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