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

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#120  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#91  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperIBMGoogleDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2014201320112003
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.22, May 20191.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnono
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
Secondary indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone 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 integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesno
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 accountsnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInfluxDBLevelDBMemcached
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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