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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. CrateDB vs. Kinetica vs. Postgres-XL vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. CrateDB vs. Kinetica vs. Postgres-XL vs. Riak TS

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkDistributed Date Store based on LuceneFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#179  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#277  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgcrate.iowww.kinetica.comwww.postgres-xl.orgriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCrateKineticaBasho Technologies
Initial release2018201320122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2015
Current release7.1, August 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++CErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and constraintsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlnorights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles on table levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Apache IoTDBCrateDBKineticaPostgres-XLRiak TS
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Native and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Best in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Any application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Citibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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The largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Always Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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