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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. IRONdb

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score24.15
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperCirconus LLC.
Initial release20132017
Current release1.8.0, April 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.nono
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Lua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBIRONdb
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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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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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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