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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metrics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.84
Rank#114  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperIBM
Initial release20142013
Current release1.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Strings
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 accounts

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