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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
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Score21.62
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score4.78
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2013201519942014
Current release1.7.10, February 20202.9.4 September 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageGoC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.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
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnonoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenonono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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InfluxDBJaguarDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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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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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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