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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. Oracle

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1345.00
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.oracle.com/­database
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Oracle
Initial release201320171980
Current release2.0.2, November 2020V0.10.20, January 201819c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columns
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in LuaPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possible
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQL
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infoisolation level can be parameterized
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBIRONdbOracle
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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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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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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Oracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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