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DBMS > IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#326  Overall
#3  Event Stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score100.63
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­docs/­en/­db2-event-storedocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperIBMMicrosoft
Initial release201720131992
Current release2.02.7.6, April 20241902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
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.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDBMicrosoft Access
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 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 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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