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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. Valentina Server

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score29.15
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score926.30
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#109  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#279  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperMicrosoftPerconaParadigma Software
Initial release2013198920081999
Current release2.4, August 2022SQL Server 2019, November 20198.0.28-20, 20225.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlytables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 engineyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBMicrosoft SQL ServerPercona Server for MySQLValentina Server
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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