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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.55
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#270  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#123  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.leanxcale.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperLeanXcale
Initial release20132015
Current release2.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Strings
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.no
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infothrough Apache Derby
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version only
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
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 datanoACID
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 accounts
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InfluxDBLeanXcale
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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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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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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