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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. InfluxDB vs. XTDB

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.08
Rank#365  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Juxt Ltd.
Initial release200220132019
Current release4.02.7.6, April 20241.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoClojure
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysNumeric data and Stringsyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonono
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagelimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlnosimple rights management via user accounts
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InfinityDBInfluxDBXTDB infoformerly named Crux
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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