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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. ScyllaDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#105  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperExasolScyllaDB
Initial release200020132015
Current release1.8.0, April 2020Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, Lua
Triggersyesnono
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 onlyselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLInfluxDBScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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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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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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