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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. H2GIS vs. Informix vs. Interbase

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  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 FlinkSpatial extension of H2A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score23.37
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homeinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCNRSIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Embarcadero
Initial release2018201319841984
Current release14.10.FC5, November 2020InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++ and JavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infobased on H2yesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change Views
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 integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infobased on H2Users with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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