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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ vs. SQLite

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score129.80
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iqwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperSpotifySAP, formerly SybaseDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014201319942000
Current release2.0.8, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 20193.36.0  (18 June 2021), June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesno
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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HeroicInfluxDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSQLite
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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