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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score9.21
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score3.32
Rank#83  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehousewww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehousedocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmlwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleRocket Software
Initial release2013201620111985
Current release1.7.8, August 201918.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesoptionaloptional
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJava API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnoyes
Triggersnononoyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyesElectable Master-Slave per shardMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseOracle NoSQLUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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