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NameInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewhughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdb
DeveloperHughes Technologies
Initial release20131994
Current release2.0.8, August 20214.3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
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 methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
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InfluxDBmSQL infoMini SQL
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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