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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHigh-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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.02
Rank#147  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperAltibaseExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1999200020172004
Current release7.1, July 2017V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
.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
C++
Java
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 proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsyes, in Luayes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono
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AltibaseEXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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