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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. OpenEdge vs. Teradata

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSApplication development environment with integrated database management systemA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score21.14
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1274.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.78
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score78.29
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.teradata.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.teradata.com
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunProgress Software CorporationTeradata
Initial release2013199519841984
Current release1.7.8, August 20198.0.18, October 2019OpenEdge 11.7, March 2017Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Linux
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash index
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL 2016 + extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyesyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallel
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabrichorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Sharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
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 engineyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUsers and groupsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBMySQLOpenEdgeTeradata
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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