DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. SingleStore vs. VelocityDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1211.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comwww.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docdocs.singlestore.comvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSingleStore Inc.VelocityDB Inc
Initial release2013199520132011
Current release2.0.8, August 20218.0.27, October 20217.3, December 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
ScaleGrid for MySQL: Fully managed MySQL hosting on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.SingleStore Managed Service: The world's fastest, most capable cloud database for operational analytics, machine learning, & AI. Available instantly with multi-cloud and hybrid-cloud capabilities.
Implementation languageGoC and C++C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredAny that supports .NET
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes, but no triggers and foreign keysno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
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
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyesno
TriggersnoyesnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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 accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMySQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
SingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
» more
News

Introduction to Time Series Forecasting with Tensorflow and InfluxDB
24 November 2021

Getting Started with Go and InfluxDB
19 November 2021

Notebook Sharing
18 November 2021

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.20.4
18 November 2021

Monitoring Your Smart Home with InfluxDB and IFTTT
17 November 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

ClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

Navicat for MySQL is the ideal solution for MySQL/MariaDB administration and development.
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InfluxDBMySQLSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLVelocityDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

MySQL is the DBMS of the Year 2019
3 January 2020, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

The struggle for the hegemony in Oracle's database empire
2 May 2017, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

InfluxData Brings Time Series Expertise to AWS re:Invent 2021
17 November 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Updates Aim To Speed Delivery of Real-Time, Data-Driven Apps
5 November 2021, Integration Developers

InfluxData releases InfluxDB Notebooks to enhance collaboration for teams working with time series data
14 April 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Closes 2020 with Exponential Cloud Growth, Expanding User Base, and Big New Customers
14 January 2021, Yahoo Finance

Monitoring PLC and SCADA Systems Using MQTT and InfluxDB -- ADTmag
30 September 2021, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

Amazon Aurora Supports MySQL 8.0
29 November 2021, InfoQ.com

PlanetScale Scalable Serverless MySQL Database Now Generally Available
23 November 2021, Database Trends and Applications

How to install MySQL 8.0 Server on Debian 11 Bullseye
26 November 2021, Linux Shout

PlanetScale Introduces Managed Cloud to Scale MySQL Databases
11 November 2021, InfoQ.com

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server
5 November 2021, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

THE BENEFITS OF BEING SINGLE WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR DATABASE - FinTech Magazine
3 November 2021, The FinTech & InsurTech Platform

SingleStore Hires Henock Gessesse as General Counsel as Company Continues Rapid Growth
10 November 2021, Business Wire

In The Battle Between Databricks & Snowflake, Is Singlestore The Real Winner
23 November 2021, Analytics India Magazine

Real-time database platform SingleStore raises $80M more, now at a $940M valuation
8 September 2021, TechCrunch

ML Startup MindsDB Raises $7.6M Seed Funding; Partners with Snowflake, SingleStore and Datastax - insideHPC
1 November 2021, insideHPC

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Loss Prevention Specialist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Amarillo, TX

Programmer
LTM INC., Havelock, NC

Loss Prevent Specialist
Amazon.com Services LLC, Sparrows Point, MD

48338
Zachary Piper Solutions LLC, Remote

Customer Relationship Analyst
Risk Solutions, Minnesota

Software Engineer, University Graduate
SingleStore, Seattle, WA

Database Administrator - 3939662
Accenture, Charlotte, NC

Senior Data Engineer, Big Data Repositories
Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Senior Front Office C# Developer
Natixis, New York, NY

Executive Assistant to the CEO
SingleStore, Sunnyvale, CA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here