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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#249  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.biz/­eventstorewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_1.1.2/­eventstore/­welcome.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperIBMTerark
Initial release201720132016
Current release1.1.31.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, ScalaGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replicationyesyes
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 controlUser level access controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM Db2 Event StoreInfluxDBTerarkDB
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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