DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kdb+

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbkx.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbcode.kx.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release1.7.8, August 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageGoq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
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#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBKdb+
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
17 September 2019, TechTarget

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud
23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

InfluxData unveils InfluxDB Cloud 2.0, a serverless time series platform
12 September 2019, Help Net Security

provided by Google News

WekaIO, Penguin Computing Set Performance Record on STAC-M3 'Tick Analytics' Benchmark
7 June 2019, HPCwire

It’s About Time For Time Series Databases
25 January 2018, The Next Platform

Analyze and adapt: Data pros at 4 Chicago companies discuss how trends influence projects
16 April 2019, Built In Chicago

At Kx Systems Big Data Is Old News
24 September 2012, Forbes

Kx extends relationship with NASA Frontier Development Lab and the SETI Institute
10 July 2018, SETI Institute

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Infrastructure Engineer
Ipsy, San Mateo, CA

ERM Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

CMAS Software Developer
Delphinus Engineering, Philadelphia, PA

NOC Technician
Bird Rides Inc., Santa Monica, CA

New Graduate - Internet of Things Operations - Linux Customer Success Engineer
VMware, Atlanta, GA

Quantitative Analyst
KKI Capital, New York, NY

CIB QR - Quantitative Research - Wholesale Credit Capital Modeling - Quantitative Developer - Associate
JPMorgan Chase, Plano, TX

Quantitative Developer
UBS, New York, NY

Front Office Support / Data Analytics Engineer
Bank of America, New York, NY

Quantitative Analyst
UBS, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Present your product here