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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Memcached

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score25.34
Rank#32  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.mcobject.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperMcObjectDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200120132003
Current release8.2, November 20202.0.8, August 20211.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++GoC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsno
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
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eXtremeDBInfluxDBMemcached
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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