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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Kdb vs. Machbase Neo

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kdb vs. Machbase Neo

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performance Time Series DBMSTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigData
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.59
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score7.58
Rank#49  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
#1  Vector DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#356  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewkx.commachbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbcode.kx.commachbase.com/­dbms
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMachbase
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032013
Current release2.7.6, April 20243.6, May 2018V8.0, August 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial infofree test version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoqC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC
HTTP REST
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
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InfluxDBKdbMachbase Neo infoFormer name was Infiniflux
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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