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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Machbase vs. MariaDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.25
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#311  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score100.93
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperMachbaseMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release201320132009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
Current release2.5.1, November 2022V6.5, August 202110.9.4, November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
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 infovolatile and lookup tableyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMariaDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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