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DBMS > InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDB
Initial release201319942015
Current release2.0.8, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes, Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
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 enginenoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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InfluxDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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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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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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AdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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Conferences and events

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

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Critical Attributes for a High-Performance, Low-Latency Database
Webinar, Video Available, 28 October 2021 (finished)

Demystifying the Distributed Database Landscape
Webinar, Video Available, 2 December 2021 (finished)

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