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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.24
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score6.57
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score3.00
Rank#97  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score97.98
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­google/­leveldbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasegithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperEmbarcaderoGoogleMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release2013198420112009
Current release2.0.7, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 20191.23 , February 202110.6.3, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageGoCC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnoyes
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 possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagenoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyInterbase Change ViewsnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
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 infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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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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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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