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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. InfluxDB vs. SQLite

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperRackspaceDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release201320132000
Current release2.0.8, August 20213.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accountsno
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BluefloodInfluxDBSQLite
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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