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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SWC-DB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 SparkDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score0.38
Rank#254  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBMInterSystemsAlex Kashirin
Initial release20182010201420182020
Current release2021.1, June 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedhostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLyesno
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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