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

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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 analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score24.96
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#345  Overall
#49  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score25.75
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score4.96
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score10.10
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewjsqldb.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikihelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperKonrad von BackstromDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20132018200319942014
Current release2.0.2, November 20200.8, December 20181.6.8, October 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnonoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnononoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
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 Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDBnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBJSqlDbMemcachedSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
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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