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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Oracle vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1369.36
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score2.79
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperOracleRocket Software
Initial release201319801985
Current release1.8.0, April 202019c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesoptional
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 extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningnone
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 methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID infoconfigurable
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 engineyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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InfluxDBOracleUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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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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