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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. InfluxDB vs. MySQL

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-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 metricsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score9.78
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score29.22
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1194.87
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperThomas MuellerOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release200520131995
Current release2.1.210, January 20222.0.8, August 20218.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnoyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
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 onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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H2InfluxDBMySQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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