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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. MySQL vs. Titan

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used open source RDBMSTitan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.57
Rank#31  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1267.65
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mysql.comtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdev.mysql.com/­docgithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release201319952012
Current release1.7.9, October 20198.0.18, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache license, version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes infoRelationships in graph
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
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 accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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InfluxDBMySQLTitan
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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