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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GeoSpock vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score161.24
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comgeospock.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperExasolGeoSpockIBM
Initial release20001983 infohost version2013
Current release2.0, September 201912.1, October 20161.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptC and C++Go
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Strings
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 indexesyestemporal, categoricalyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBCADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLGeoSpockIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDB
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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