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

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Wide column 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
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.59
Rank#109  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperIBMDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalScyllaDB
Initial release2014201320032015
Current release1.8.0, April 20201.6.0, March 2020Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesyesnonoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
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
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLnonoyes, Lua
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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IBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInfluxDBMemcachedScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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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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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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