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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.00
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.61
Rank#96  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-server
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperPercona
Initial release20132008
Current release1.7.6, April 20198.0.15-6, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version only
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBPercona Server for MySQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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100% drop in replacement for MySQL Provides enterprise-grade features in an open...
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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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Open source product means improved ROI and no vendor lock-in MyRocks reduces write-amplification...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Transaction-based web site E-commerce applications Structured and predictable data...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Facebook Bloomberg EA Sports Advertise.com Rent the Runway Pepper.com Pivotal Big...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Over 4,500,000 downloads 1000+ customers. Awarded Bronze Stevie® Award winner ​
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Open source and 100% free of fees and license agreements
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Conferences and events

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