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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Derby vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB 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 comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 SparkFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
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
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.comwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20181997201320092000
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 20212.4.1, August 20203.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes 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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languagenoyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
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 proceduresnoJava Stored Proceduresnono
TriggersnoyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC basedyes 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 enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissionsno
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