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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. InfluxDB vs. TypeDB

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  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 metricsTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.18
Rank#173  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score25.83
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#234  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
#107  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewtypedb.com
Technical documentationiotdb.apache.org/­UserGuide/­Master/­QuickStart/­QuickStart.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbtypedb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationVaticle
Initial release201820132016
Current release1.1.0, April 20232.7.6, April 20242.26.3, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
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
Linux
OS X
Windows
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
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by time range) + vertical partitioning (by deviceId)Sharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication methods; using Raft/IoTConsensus algorithm to ensure strong/eventual data consistency among multiple replicasselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
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 engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlyessimple rights management via user accountsyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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Apache IoTDBInfluxDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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TypeDB is a polymorphic database with a conceptual data model, a strong subtyping...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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TypeDB provides a new level of expressivity, extensibility, interoperability, and...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Life sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,900 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 27,500 GitHub stars Over 750,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Apache f or language drivers, and AGPL and Commercial for the database server. The...
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