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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Kdb+

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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 serviceHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score1.78
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousekx.com
Technical documentationcode.kx.com
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBMKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201820142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accounts
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Apache IoTDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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