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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. JanusGraph vs. SpaceTime

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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 Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017SpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.41
Rank#253  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score10.03
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#116  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorejanusgraph.orgwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationGoogleLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMireo
Initial release2018201720172020
Current release0.6.1, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyesno
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Fixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and SparkUsing Cloud Dataflowyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyesACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.User authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serveryes
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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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