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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Ingres vs. Memcached

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Ingres vs. Memcached

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWell established RDBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.25
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.actian.com/­ingresgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperIBMActian CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release201420131974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2003
Current release1.8.0, April 202011.0, April 20171.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoCC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 possiblenono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Proprietary protocol
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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyIngres Replicatornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInfluxDBIngresMemcached
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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