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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.27
Rank#131  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperBaseX GmbHOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release200720131994
Current release9.2.3, July 20191.7.6, April 201918.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesNumeric 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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelssimple rights management via user accountsno
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BaseXInfluxDBOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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