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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Kdb vs. TDengine

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsHigh performance Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score2.45
Rank#107  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewkx.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbcode.kx.comdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcTDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release20132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032019
Current release2.7.6, April 20243.6, May 20183.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions 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
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'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (q)Standard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
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 (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsyes, via alarm monitoring
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 replicationyes
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 accountsyes
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InfluxDBKdbTDengine
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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TDengine™ is a time-series database designed to help traditional industries overcome...
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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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High Performance at Any Scale: With its distributed scalable architecture that grows...
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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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TDengine is purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and the Industrial IoT (IIoT) and particularly...
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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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TDengine has garnered over 23,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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upon request
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TDengine OSS is free, open-source software released under the AGPLv3. TDengine Enterprise...
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