DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > BaseX vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. GridDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Sphinx

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.78
Rank#129  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#199  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score22.88
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.45
Rank#57  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitebasex.orggriddb.netwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.griddb.netdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHToshiba CorporationSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2007201320132001
Current release9.4, July 20204.5, June 20201.8.0, April 20203.2.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesyesyesnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Proprietary protocolHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACID at container levelnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXGridDBInfluxDBSphinx
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
» more
Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
» more
InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsGitHub trending repository
» more
Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
BaseXGridDBInfluxDBSphinx
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

The DB-Engines ranking includes now search engines
4 February 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

XML Databases Software Market with Covid-19 Effect Analysis, Future Challenges and Growth Outlook 2025
12 August 2020, The Daily Chronicle

BaseX: Free, open source XML wrangling
3 March 2015, Network World

GraphQL And The Rise of Universal Data Access
28 October 2019, Forbes

What's Up With Ivermectin? | In the Pipeline
11 May 2020, Science Magazine

Diagnosis Needed - Windows 7
27 April 2020, BleepingComputer

provided by Google News

Trend-Setting Products in Data and Information Management for 2020
4 December 2019, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

InfluxDB Cloud now available on Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and AWS
24 July 2020, Help Net Security

InfluxDB Cloud extends to Microsoft Azure Cloud — now available on all major cloud platforms
22 July 2020, DevOps.com

InfluxData becomes the embedded IoT database for PTC, adds Azure support
22 July 2020, ZDNet

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

Time Series Databases Software Market By Top Key Players: InfluxData, Trendalyze, Amazon Timestream, DataStax, Prometheus, QuasarDB, Warp 10, InfluxDB
9 August 2020, Chelanpress

provided by Google News

Native plants for your landscape that will attract birds - Picayune Item
29 July 2020, Picayune Item

Ways To Find Probable Purchaser For Your Startup
26 July 2020, TechGraph

The Pirate Bay was recently down for over a week due to a DDoS attack
29 October 2019, Internet

Coronavirus-themed spam surged 14,000% in two weeks says IBM
30 March 2020, TechRepublic

Egyptian Pyramids Facts
2 February 2020, Communal News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

SDET Engineer
Ntelicor, Irving, TX

Java Developer
Ntelicor, Dallas, TX

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Infrastructure Engineer, Filecoin Mining Operations
Protocol Labs, Remote

Director
Wayfair, Boston, MA

SR WEB DEVELOPER
Exactech, Inc., Gainesville, FL

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here