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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.56
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score2.48
Rank#115  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbquestdb.io/­docs
DeveloperQuestDB Technology Inc
Initial release20132014
Current release2.7.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoJava (Zero-GC), C++, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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 indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL with time-series extensions
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication with eventual consistency
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID for single-table writes
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 infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts
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InfluxDBQuestDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Relational model with native time series support Column-based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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High ingestion throughput: peak of 4M rows/sec (TSBS Benchmark) Code optimizations...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Financial tick data Industrial IoT Application Metrics Monitoring
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Banks & Hedge funds, Yahoo, OKX, Airbus, Aquis Exchange, Net App, Cloudera, Airtel,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 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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Open source Apache 2.0 QuestDB Enterprise QuestDB Cloud
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