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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWell established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperActian CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release20131974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1984
Current release2.0.8, August 202111.0, April 2017InterBase 2020, December 2019
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 languageGoCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyIngres ReplicatorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBIngresInterbase
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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