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

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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 comparisonVictoriaMetrics  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 RDBMSA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.58
Rank#223  Overall
#17  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgdb.apache.org/­derbywww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sqlite.orgvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmldocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard HippVictoriaMetrics
Initial release20181997201320002018
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20202.0.8, August 20213.38.4  (4 May 2022), May 2022v1.72, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoPublic DomainOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaGoCGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-lessFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
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.noyesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBCHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
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 Proceduresnonono
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
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 onlynoneSynchronous replication
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 with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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 engineyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsno
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6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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