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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 vs. InfluxDB vs. Oracle NoSQL

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java Edition
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.85
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score171.35
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.html
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.html
DeveloperIBMOracle
Initial release20011983 infohost version20132011
Current release2.5.0, June 201912.1, October 20161.7.8, August 201918.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++GoJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsoptional
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyesnono
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux VersionSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyElectable Master-Slave per shard
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2InfluxDBOracle NoSQL
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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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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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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