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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperObjectBox Limited
Initial release20132017
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyonline/offline synchronization between client and server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBObjectBox
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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