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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. H2 vs. InfluxDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score3.42
Rank#93  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score9.07
Rank#45  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score26.32
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.h2database.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overview
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperExasolThomas Mueller
Initial release200020052013
Current release1.4.200, October 20192.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLH2InfluxDB
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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