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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. IRONdb vs. searchxml

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#24  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/www.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperCirconus LLC.informationpartners gmbh
Initial release201320172015
Current release2.7.6, April 2024V0.10.20, January 20181.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial
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++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
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)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayes infoon the application server
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonomultiple readers, single writer
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 enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
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InfluxDBIRONdbsearchxml
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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