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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TimesTen

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score2.44
Rank#112  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SAP infoformerly SybaseOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2013200919921998
Current release1.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 201917, July 201511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlPL/SQL
TriggersnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basednonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic single-document operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC basedyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InfluxDBRethinkDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimesTen
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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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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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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