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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. OrigoDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. OrigoDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldorigodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdorigodb.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperGoogleRobert Friberg et alSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release201320142009 infounder the name LiveDB1992
Current release2.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 201717, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and StringsyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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.nonono infocan be achieved using .NETyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript.NetC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersnoUsing read-only observersyes infoDomain Eventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesdepending on modelyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoWrite ahead logyes
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 infousing MemoryDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoRole based authorizationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBLovefieldOrigoDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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