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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. MongoDB vs. Sphinx
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|Name||Apache IoTDB Xexclude from comparison||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||Sphinx Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and Flink||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||Open source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases|
|Primary database model||Time Series DBMS||Document store||Search engine|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
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|Developer||Apache Software Foundation||MongoDB, Inc||Sphinx Technologies Inc.|
|Current release||V1.0.1, February 2023||6.0.1, August 2022||3.4.1, July 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source Apache Version 2.0||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||Open Source GPL version 2, commercial licence available|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||no|
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|Server operating systems||All OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)||Linux|
|Data scheme||yes||schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||no|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|Secondary indexes||yes||yes||yes full-text index on all search fields|
|SQL Support of SQL||SQL-like query language||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI||SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
|proprietary protocol using JSON||Proprietary protocol|
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|C++ unofficial client library|
Perl unofficial client library
Ruby unofficial client library
|Triggers||yes||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning (by time range) + vertical partitioning (by deviceId)||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||Sharding Partitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||selectable replication methods; using Raft/IoTConsensus algorithm to ensure strong/eventual data consistency among multiple replicas||Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||Integration with Hadoop and Spark||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes optional, enabled by default||yes The original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2|
|User concepts Access control||yes||Access rights for users and roles||no|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Specific characteristics||Apache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...|
|Competitive advantages||Low Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...|
|Typical application scenarios||IoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics|
|Key customers||Over 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.|
|Market metrics||240+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 2 by commits among...|
|Licensing and pricing models||Open Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...|
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