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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. H2 vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  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 FlinkFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.36
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score9.78
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201820052010
Current release2.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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
Immediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoOptimistic locking
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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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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