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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Riak TS

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Riak TS

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  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 FlinkCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Riak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KV
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.43
Rank#255  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score18.48
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databaseriak.com/­products/­riak-ts
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­database
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Basho Technologies
Initial release201820122015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript
Objective-C
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'JavaScript and Erlang
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between datasets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes, based on authentication and database rulesno
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Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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