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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Graph Engine vs. H2 vs. searchxml vs. TimescaleDB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  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 FlinkA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#253  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#188  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#32  Key-value stores
Score9.81
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#23  Search engines
Score4.79
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.graphengine.iowww.h2database.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftThomas Muellerinformationpartners gmbhTimescale
Initial release20182010200520152017
Current release2.1.210, January 20221.02.6.0, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJava.NET and CJavaC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8).NETAll OS with a Java VMWindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
JavaC++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnonenoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Apache IoTDBGraph Engine infoformer name: TrinityH2searchxmlTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Time-series Analytics TimescaleDB boosts the performance of PostgreSQL for time-series...
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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TransferWise, Maersk, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco, Nutanix, Warner...
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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With over 12,700 GitHub stars and growing, 1,000,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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TimescaleDB is available as a self-hosted product under two licenses, the Timescale...
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