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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Derby vs. Drizzle vs. InfluxDB vs. SQLite

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score5.17
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score29.55
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20181997200820132000
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20207.2.4, September 20122.0.8, August 20213.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++GoC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
JDBCJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
PHP
.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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresnonono
Triggersyesyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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