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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TerarkDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.78
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#301  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iqgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybaseTerark
Initial release201319942016
Current release1.7.8, August 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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 indexesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlyshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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InfluxDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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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 has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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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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InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 expands open source time series database
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23 September 2019, ADT Magazine

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