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DBMS > BaseX vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.High-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 simplicity
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.24
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.04
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperBaseX GmbHExasolCirconus LLC.
Initial release200720002017
Current release9.3.1, December 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes, in Lua
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXEXASOLIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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