DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kdb+ vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Kdb+ vs. Stardog

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityHigh performance Time Series DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#155  Overall
#20  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriskx.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clscode.kx.comwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcStardog-Union
Initial release201320182000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current release1.7.8, August 20192018.1.1, February 20183.6, May 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoqJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (q)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBInterSystems IRISKdb+Stardog
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
» more
Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
upon request
» more
A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» more

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBInterSystems IRISKdb+Stardog
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

InfluxData Opens London Office to Meet Demand as Time Series Databases Take off in EMEA
9 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

InfluxData unveils InfluxDB Cloud 2.0, a serverless time series platform
12 September 2019, Help Net Security

provided by Google News

InterSystems Streamlines Adoption of InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™ with Enhanced Availability on AWS Marketplace
1 October 2019, Business Wire

InterSystems Introduces QuickML™ to Add Machine Learning to Applications Directly From SQL
23 September 2019, Business Wire

InterSystems launches QuickML with machine learning capabilities
24 September 2019, App Developer Magazine

InterSystems simplifies the machine learning process with new solution
23 September 2019, KMWorld Magazine

InterSystems' Data Mgmt Platform Now Available on AWS Marketplace
3 October 2019, ExecutiveBiz

provided by Google News

WekaIO, Penguin Computing Set Performance Record on STAC-M3 'Tick Analytics' Benchmark
7 June 2019, HPCwire

It’s About Time For Time Series Databases
25 January 2018, The Next Platform

Analyze and adapt: Data pros at 4 Chicago companies discuss how trends influence projects
16 April 2019, Built In Chicago

At Kx Systems Big Data Is Old News
24 September 2012, Forbes

Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute
10 July 2018, SETI Institute

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

ERM Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

CMAS Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

New Graduate - Internet of Things Operations - Linux Customer Success Engineer
VMware, Atlanta, GA

Principal Engineer - Data Pipeline
Tagup Inc., Somerville, MA

NOC Technician
Bird Rides Inc., Santa Monica, CA

Site Reliability Engineer Technical Analyst
Ascension Technologies, St. Louis, MO

Software Developer - Security
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Senior Advisor, Life Science
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Cloud Solution Architect
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Full Stack Developer, IRIS Data Platform
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Quantitative Developer
UBS, New York, NY

Python Quantitative Engineer - for Cash Equities Trading
JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY

CIB QR - Quantitative Research - Wholesale Credit Capital Modeling - Quantitative Developer - Associate
JPMorgan Chase, Plano, TX

Quantitative Analyst
KKI Capital, New York, NY

Data Analytics
Quantbot Technologies, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here