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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. H2GIS vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. PostgreSQL

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. H2GIS vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. PostgreSQL

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  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 SparkSpatial extension of H2Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQL
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.postgresql.org
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.postgresql.org/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCNRSEmbarcaderoMicrosoftPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developer
Initial release20182013198419921989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201914.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC++C
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsFreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 possibleyes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infostandard with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersnoyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hash
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Interbase Change ViewsnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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