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DBMS > EJDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score166.56
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score29.50
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#250  Overall
#119  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperSoftmotionsIBMGoogle
Initial release20121983 infohost version20132014
Current release12.1, October 20162.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++GoJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesNumeric 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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnono
TriggersnoyesnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
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 infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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EJDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDBLovefield
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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