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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewopentsdb.netsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmlsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSiteWhere
Initial release201320112010
Current release2.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoLGPLOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Telnet API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infobased on HBaseSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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InfluxDBOpenTSDBSiteWhere
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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26 October 2021

By Developers, for Developers: New Offerings Announced at InfluxDays North America
26 October 2021

See You Tomorrow at InfluxDays North America 2021
25 October 2021

Release Announcement: InfluxDB CLI 2.2.0
22 October 2021

InfluxDB Cloud and Telegraf for the Home Lab
22 October 2021

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