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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. eXtremeDB vs. Graphite vs. Ignite

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  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 SparkNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringData 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 DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score5.58
Rank#70  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.mcobject.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMcObjectChris DavisApache Software Foundation
Initial release2018200120062015
Current release8.2, November 2020Apache 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 servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++PythonC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availablenoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsnoyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
noneyes (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 cloudImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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Apache IoTDBeXtremeDBGraphiteIgnite
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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