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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. JSqlDb vs. QuestDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#50  Document stores
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#246  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewjsqldb.orgquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperKonrad von BackstromQuestDB Limited
Initial release201320182014
Current release2.0.2, November 20200.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScriptC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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InfluxDBJSqlDbQuestDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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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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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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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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Apache 2.0.
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