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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. H2 vs. JSqlDb vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. H2 vs. JSqlDb vs. TimescaleDB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score9.92
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.33
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.h2database.comjsqldb.org (offline)www.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerKonrad von BackstromTimescale
Initial release2018200520182017
Current release1.4.200, October 20190.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnonumerics, 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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsfunctions in JavaScriptuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneyes, 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 databasenoneSource-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 with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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