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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. Machbase vs. Weaviate

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#286  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#308  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbendoc.machbase.comwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperExasolMachbaseSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2000201320132017
Current release1.8.0, April 2020V4.00.22.14, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infovolatile and lookup tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLInfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxWeaviate
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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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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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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