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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Graphite vs. Ignite

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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 SparkCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score19.36
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.org
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasegraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Chris DavisApache Software Foundation
Initial release2018201220062015
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaPythonC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAndroid
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnolimited functionality with using 'rules'noyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
noneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolockingyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes, based on authentication and database rulesnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations

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