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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. NSDb

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.78
Rank#87  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewnsdb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperExasol
Initial release200020132017
Current release2.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesnoall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable 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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts
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EXASOLInfluxDBNSDb
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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