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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. InfluxDB vs. OrientDB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  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 metricsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.65
Rank#242  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score29.58
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.98
Rank#81  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overvieworientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release201820132010
Current release2.4, August 20223.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaGoJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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 languageSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Apache IoTDBInfluxDBOrientDB
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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