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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Google BigQuery vs. NCache vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 FlinkLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#253  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score50.03
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.90
Rank#186  Overall
#31  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#349  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.alachisoft.com/­ncachensdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleAlachisoftSimer Plaha
Initial release20182010200520172018
Current release5.2, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptno infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRnono
Triggersyesnoyes infoNotificationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Authentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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Apache IoTDBGoogle BigQueryNCacheNSDbSwayDB
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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