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System Properties Comparison InfluxDB vs. SQLite vs. VelocityDB

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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used in-process RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score18.34
Rank#34  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score122.72
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#299  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.sqlite.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperDwayne Richard HippVelocityDB Inc
Initial release201320002011
Current release1.7.6, April 20193.29.0, July 20197.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domaincommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoCC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-lessAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
.Net
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonono
TriggersnoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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 engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsnoBased on Windows Authentication
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InfluxDBSQLiteVelocityDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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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 , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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