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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SpatiaLite

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 SparkCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilitySpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageRelational DBMS
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Score0.38
Rank#254  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score1.93
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBMInterSystemsAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20182014201320182008
Current release2.0.8, August 20212021.1, June 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLnoyesno
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySource-replica replicationnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyesno
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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