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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SAP IQ

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process key-value storeColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201319941994
Current release1.7.6, April 201918.1 (Core), June 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsnoyes
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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 engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfluxDBOracle Berkeley DBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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