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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SiriDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score29.86
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score21.33
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticssiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperMicrosoftCesbit
Initial release201320162017
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageGoC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP 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++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 accountsyessimple rights management via user accounts
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InfluxDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSiriDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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