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System Properties Comparison Hawkular Metrics vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.16
Rank#340  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score146.61
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score30.25
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score81.98
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.hawkular.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidewww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperCommunity supported by Red HatIBMMicrosoft
Initial release20141983 infohost version20132010
Current release12.1, October 20162.5.1, November 2022V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoTransact SQL
Triggersyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Hawkular MetricsIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
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 24,500 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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