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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Infobright vs. SAP IQ

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#141  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201320051994
Current release1.7.8, August 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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 indexesnono infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful 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#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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 engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBInfobrightSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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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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