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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Memcached vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score26.46
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.memcached.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201320031994
Current release1.7.6, April 20191.5.12, November 201818.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnono
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.noyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
Triggersnonoyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-slave replication
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 datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolno
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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