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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.18
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.62
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20131984
Current release1.7.10, February 20207.9.09 (July 2018), 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D
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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