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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)A key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score132.71
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#297  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbproducts.office.com/­en-us/­accessgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspxgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftTerark
Initial release201319922016
Current release1.7.6, April 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
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 onlynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
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 accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003no
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InfluxDBMicrosoft AccessTerarkDB
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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