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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Ingres vs. Memcached

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWell established RDBMSIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.64
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score25.84
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.actian.com/­ingresgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperActian CorporationDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release20131974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2003
Current release1.8.0, April 202011.0, April 20171.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 available
Secondary indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
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 Replicatornone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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InfluxDBIngresMemcached
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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