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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Derby vs. InfluxDB vs. SpaceTime 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 comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
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.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational 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
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score134.73
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.mireo.hr/­spacetimewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationMireoDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20181997201320202000
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 20213.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen 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
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes 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 indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
JDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP APIADO.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#
C++
Python
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
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoin enterprise version onlyFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID
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 enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyesno
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Apache IoTDBDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDBInfluxDBSpaceTimeSQLite
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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