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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Interbase vs. Kinetica

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score24.39
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.08
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#234  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.kinetica.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoKinetica
Initial release201319842012
Current release2.7.6, April 2024InterBase 2020, December 20197.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
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 infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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 engineyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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InfluxDBInterbaseKinetica
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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