DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. TerarkDB vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. TerarkDB vs. TerminusDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
RDF store
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
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiterminusdb.com/­docs
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunTerarkDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2013199520162018
Current release1.7.8, August 20198.0.18, October 20191.0, 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
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.
Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
Implementation languageGoC and C++C++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
C++ API
Java API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxnoyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage enginenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesnoRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBMySQLTerarkDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more

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 partiesAzure Database for MySQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community MySQL database as a service
» more

ScaleGrid: Fully managed MySQL-as-a-Service.
» more

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

General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

Dremio is like magic for MySQL accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

SQLPro for MySQL: A simple but powerful MySQL database client available on iPhone and iPad as well as macOS.
» more

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

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

More resources
InfluxDBMySQLTerarkDBTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist
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

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

Flux & Time to Awesome – InfluxData interview
15 January 2020, JAXenter

LiveData Utilities Showing Latest OT Middleware Solutions At DistribuTECH International in San Antonio, Jan. 28-30
21 January 2020, StreetInsider.com

An Introduction to InfluxDB
5 August 2019, The Collegian

InfluxData launches InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 – the first serverless time series platform-as-a-service
10 September 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Daily Deal: MySQL & SQL for Beginners
14 January 2020, Techdirt

SQL Market Set for Rapid Growth Forecast by 2024: Oracle Database, MySQL, MongoDB – Dagoretti News
22 January 2020, Dagoretti News

MySQL & SQL For Beginners Can Be Yours For Just $12.99 – Discount Offer Expires In A Few Hours
13 January 2020, Wccftech

Become an in-demand database whiz with this $13 SQL training
15 January 2020, The Next Web

Become a master of SQL with this $13 training course
14 January 2020, Mashable

provided by Google News

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Dublin's DataChemist announces expansion into the Netherlands
20 November 2019, Siliconrepublic.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

EIM Software Development Engineer
City of Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

QA Engineer
VitalWare, United States

Infrastructure Engineer
Logikcull, Remote

DevOps Engineer
Also Energy Inc, Boulder, CO

Production Engineer
Palantir Technologies, New York, NY

MySQL DBA (US Hours) - remote
Percona, Remote

Database Support Engineer (MySQL)
Percona, Remote

Data Scientist
Aborn & Co., Norwell, MA

PHP Developer
Audit Analytics, Sutton, MA

ONLINE FORMS & WORKFLOW DEVELOPER
California State University, Bakersfield, Bakersfield, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here