DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. MaxDB vs. MemSQL

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MaxDB vs. MemSQL

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score5.10
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewmaxdb.sap.comwww.memsql.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997MemSQL Inc.
Initial release201319842013
Current release1.8.0, April 20207.9.09 (July 2018), 20187.1.7, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
MemSQL Helios: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes, but no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
JDBC
ODBC
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each node
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITED
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMemSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DMemSQL
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Reasons to switch to the InfluxDB time-series database, explored
25 August 2020, TechHQ

How to easily deploy LAN-accessible pods to a Kubernetes cluster
17 September 2020, TechRepublic

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

InfluxDB Cloud now available on Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and AWS
24 July 2020, Help Net Security

provided by Google News

Alibaba Cloud Offers Customers Wide Variety of Options to Run SAP Solutions
5 June 2018, Business Wire

5 Best practices for protecting SAP in Linux environments
19 June 2018, ITProPortal

Actifio's latest release speeds up multicloud data recovery
16 December 2019, SiliconANGLE News

What is SAP S/4HANA? – Business Introduction
5 April 2018, Security Boulevard

Introduction to SAP HANA on Azure
5 January 2017, Database Journal

provided by Google News

MemSQL scalable SQL database now available on Red Hat Marketplace
10 September 2020, Help Net Security

MemSQL Continues International Momentum with Key Executive Hires
17 September 2020, AiThority

Global Database and DBaaS Market 2020 Covid-19 Impact Analysis, Top Countries Outlook And Manufacturers With Impact Of Domestic And Global Market, Trends, Consumption By Regional Data, Market Growth 2026
29 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

MemSQL raises $50M in debt facility for its real-time database platform
11 May 2020, TechCrunch

MemSQL Expands Collaboration with AWS, Red Hat To Support Cloud-Based Operational Analytics
10 September 2020, Integration Developers

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer, Distributed Systems
Tesla, Palo Alto, CA

DevOps Engineer
Zycada, Campbell, CA

Software Engineer 5
Lam Research, Fremont, CA

Remote Front-End Developer (Contract)
PlaceIQ, San Jose, CA

Ruby On Rails Developer
Power Home Remodeling, Philadelphia, PA

SAP Basis Consultant – Senior Level
Symmetry, Brookfield, WI

SAP Basis konsult
CGI Group, Inc., Stockholm, ME

Sr SAP Basis Admin
Honeywell, Atlanta, GA

SAP Basis / HANA Administrator
Xpert Staffing, Richmond, VA

Applications Consultant 2 - SAP Basis - SDC
Capgemini, Houston, TX

Database Administrator
Consumers Energy, Jackson, MI

Software Engineer, University Graduate
MemSQL, San Francisco, CA

Database Engineer
Presat, New York, NY

8845-Eng 2, Software Dev & Engineering
Comcast, Mount Laurel, NJ

Software Engineer, Database Engine
MemSQL, San Francisco, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Present your product here