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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Search

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Search  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 metricsSearch-as-a-service for web and mobile app development
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score0.43
Rank#255  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score29.86
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score7.61
Rank#58  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­search
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­search
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release201820132015
Current release2.0.8, August 2021V1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing Azure authentication
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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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