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System Properties Comparison Informix vs. OpenTSDB

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NameInformix  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
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Score23.29
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score1.96
Rank#124  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixopentsdb.net
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
opentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.currently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release19842011
Current release14.10.FC5, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno

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