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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Derby 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 comparisonInfluxDB  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 metricsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series 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
Score0.38
Rank#254  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#77  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score128.68
Rank#9  Overall
#6  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 FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2018199720132000
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 20213.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes 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
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
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Apache IoTDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBInfluxDBSQLite
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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