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System Properties Comparison eXtremeDB vs. InfluxDB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperMcObjectTimescale
Initial release200120132017
Current release8.2, November 20202.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++GoC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.no infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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eXtremeDBInfluxDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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