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

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

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  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 SparkCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilitySpatial extension of SQLiteA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.29
Rank#271  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#121  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#60  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#128  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBMInterSystemsAlessandro FurieriAlex Kashirin
Initial release20182014201820082020
Current release2021.1, June 20215.0.0, August 20200.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-lessLinux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLyesnono
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-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 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 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.yesyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno

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