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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsMicrosoft 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.)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.65
Rank#242  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score138.17
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release201820131992
Current release2.4, August 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Apache IoTDBInfluxDBMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Time to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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InfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Fastest growing database to drive 23,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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