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InfluxData Continues Leadership Position in Rapidly Growing Time Series Database Category According to DB-Engines' Latest Results


InfluxData Maintains Leadership by Increasing Popularity 49 Percent –
More than 3 Times More than Closest Competitor

InfluxData, the modern
Open Source Platform
built specifically for metrics, events and
other time series data that empowers developers to build next-generation
monitoring, analytics and IoT applications, today announced its
continued position as the overwhelming leader among Time
Series Database management systems
, according to DB-Engines'
latest results
published this month.

According to DB-Engines' April results, InfluxDB continues its vast
lead, outpacing the competition with its popularity increasing 49
percent over the past 12 months and 9 percent quarter over quarter.
InfluxDB is InfluxData's Time Series Database used as a data store for
any use case involving large amounts of timestamped data – including
DevOps monitoring, application metrics, IoT sensor data, and real-time
analytics. The DB-Engines results included rankings of the leading
vendors in the Time Series Database category, with InfluxDB's user
popularity ranking more than three times more than the nearest

DB-Engines is an initiative to collect and present information on
database management systems (DBMS). DB-Engines also rated the overall Time
Series Database Management System category
, which continues to grow
in popularity with a 39 percent year-over-year increase. Overall,
InfluxDB continues to grow in popularity among all databases ranked,
moving up to number 36.

"The growth of the time series database category is being fueled by
increased adoption of Kubernetes and containerization, IoT sensor data,
and the need for a consolidated metrics and events platform," said Mark
Herring, InfluxData CMO. "InfluxDB was purpose built from the ground up
to handle this data, and we are excited to see increased adoption of our
technologies that deliver unique business benefits faster than the

Metrics, events, and other time-based data are being generated at an
exponential rate, as there is a growing requirement for analyzing
today's complex environments. The InfluxData Platform provides a
comprehensive set of tools and services to accumulate metrics and events
data, analyze the data, and act on the data via powerful visualizations
and notifications. InfluxData's unique features enable customers to
quickly build:

  • Monitoring, alerting and notification applications supporting their
    DevOps initiatives
  • IoT applications supporting millions of events per second, providing
    new business value around predictive maintenance and real-time
    alerting and control
  • Real-time analytics applications that are focused on streaming data
    and anomaly detection

InfluxData has rapidly built its developer and customer base across
industries – including manufacturing, financial services, energy, and
telecommunications – by delivering the fastest growing Open Source
Platform that enables customers to derive better business insights,
data-driven real-time actions, and a consolidated single view of their
entire infrastructure – from applications to microservices, and from
systems to sensors. More than 400 customers, including Cisco Systems,
Coupa Software, IBM, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nordstrom, and Tesla,
have selected InfluxData as their modern data platform for metrics and
events. InfluxData is pioneering the shift to time series in a modern
metrics and events platform, and is making it possible for customers to
become data-driven and take on digital transformation initiatives.

About InfluxData

the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built
from the ground up for analyzing metrics and events (time series data)
for DevOps and IoT applications. Whether the data comes from humans,
sensors, or machines, InfluxData empowers developers to build
next-generation monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications faster,
easier, and to scale delivering real business value quickly. Based in
San Francisco, InfluxData's more than 400 customers include CiscoeBay,
and Siemens.
Twitter: @influxdb.

InfluxData, InfluxCloud and InfluxDB are all trademarked by InfluxData.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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