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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score1.78
Rank#126  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release200720132009
Current release9.3.3, May 20201.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
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
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes infovia eventsnoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
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 methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC based
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelssimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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