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System Properties Comparison ActivePivot vs. Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameActivePivot  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.Schema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelObject oriented DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.54
Rank#223  Overall
#14  Object oriented DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#103  Overall
#18  Document stores
#50  Relational DBMS
Score3.13
Rank#96  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#230  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websiteactiveviam.com/­en/­products/­activepivot-in-memory-analytical-databasedrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperActiveViamApache Software FoundationExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012200020172004
Current release1.18.0, September 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLMultidimensional Expressions (MDX)SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC++Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPost-processors in Javauser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes, in Luayes
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono

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