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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Machbase vs. Sphinx

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.17
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score7.58
Rank#53  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbendoc.machbase.comsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperMachbaseSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release201320132001
Current release2.0.2, November 2020V4.03.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
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 controlno
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxSphinx
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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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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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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30 April 2021

Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS 2.0.6
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Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS and InfluxDB Enterprise 1.8.5
20 April 2021

InfluxDB’s Checks and Notifications System
19 April 2021

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