DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. EJDB vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.62
Rank#108  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comejdb.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperEnterpriseDBSoftmotionsSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2005201220131992
Current releaseV13, October 20202.0.8, August 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
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 languageCCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
server-lessLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric 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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
in-process shared libraryHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nonoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnosimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresEJDBInfluxDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
» more
InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
» more
Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
» more
IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
» more
InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
» more
Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
» more
Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Getting Started with PHP and InfluxDB
13 September 2021

Flux Aggregation in InfluxDB: Now or Later
10 September 2021

See You in October – InfluxDays North America 2021!
9 September 2021

Why I Joined InfluxData – Lyndal Cairns
8 September 2021

Visualizing Your Time Series Data with the Highcharts Library and InfluxDB
7 September 2021

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
EDB PostgresEJDBInfluxDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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

Recent citations in the news

Database management software firm EDB appoints Christian Kasper as CFO
6 September 2021, Backend News

EDB turns up the heat on PostgreSQL to fire up enterprise database market
21 June 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Swarm64 and EDB Partner to Extend EDB Postgres Advanced With Faster Query Performance
8 April 2021, Business Wire

EDB appoints Christian G. Kasper as Chief Financial Officer - CRN - India
7 September 2021, CRN.in

EDB Postgres Advanced Server Achieves Good Software Certification
20 September 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

InfluxData releases InfluxDB Notebooks to enhance collaboration for teams working with time series data
14 April 2021, Business Wire

Discover how a Time Series Database can Revolutionize Your Business with InfluxDB Cloud
15 July 2021, Database Trends and Applications

AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Managed Grafana
31 August 2021, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData Closes 2020 with Exponential Cloud Growth, Expanding User Base, and Big New Customers
14 January 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Advances Possibilities of Time Series Data With General Availability of InfluxDB 2.0
10 November 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Rimini Streets adds support for open source databases -
3 September 2021, Enterprise Times

SAP SQL Anywhere
3 April 2018, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Top Data Management Platforms & Systems 2021 | ESF
22 July 2021, Enterprise Storage Forum

Rimini Street expands support beyond SAP and Oracle
9 June 2017, Inside SAP Magazine

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

IT Support Technician
EnterpriseDB Corporation, Remote

Content Marketing Manager
EnterpriseDB Corporation, Charlotte, NC

Content Marketing Project Manager
EnterpriseDB Corporation, New York, NY

Field CTO
EnterpriseDB Corporation, Remote

Account Executive | Federal Civilian
EnterpriseDB Corporation, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database machine learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here