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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL Server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.36
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#307  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score80.37
Rank#16  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-database
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release201320132010
Current release2.5.1, November 2022V6.5, August 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
hosted
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
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++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factoryes, with always 3 replicas available
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
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
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 table
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountssimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,800 GitHub stars Over 700,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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