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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Newts vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Newts vs. Riak TS

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerTime Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score81.32
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaseopennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftOpenNMS GroupBasho Technologies
Initial release2013201020142015
Current release2.0.8, August 2021V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesno
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on CassandraSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, with always 3 replicas availableselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnono
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL AzureNewtsRiak TS
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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