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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. JSqlDb vs. Memcached vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. JSqlDb vs. Memcached vs. SAP IQ

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#46  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score5.46
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewjsqldb.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperKonrad von BackstromDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2013201820031994
Current release1.8.0, April 20200.8, December 20181.6.0, March 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnonoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
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
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitySAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDBnoyes
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 accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBJSqlDbMemcachedSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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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