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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMySQL 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.RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series 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
Score29.90
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score96.87
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#268  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
raima.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.raima.com
DeveloperMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Raima Inc.
Initial release20132009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19951984
Current release2.5.1, November 202210.11.3, May 202315, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes
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.noyesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3yes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Shardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
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 infowith MEMORY storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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InfluxDBMariaDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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MariaDB fully managed cloud service SkySQL is a second generation cloud database...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Second generation cloud database service, SkySQL MariaDB plc is focused on delivering...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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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 applications that require high availability, scalability...
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 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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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 25,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 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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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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MariaDB plc subscriptions cover our free, open source database, Community Server,...
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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