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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InfluxDB vs. Realm

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.65
Rank#67  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.28
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score26.15
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score9.15
Rank#46  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrealm.io
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperIBMRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release2001201420132014
Current release2.5.2, June 20202.0.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaGo
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric 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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLPL/SQL, SQL PLnono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsyes
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HyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInfluxDBRealm
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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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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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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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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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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