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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#199  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score137.31
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbkairosdb.github.iomsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release201320131992
Current release1.7.6, April 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on Cassandranone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
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 accountssimple password-based access controlno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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InfluxDBKairosDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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