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DBMS > BigObject vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. IRONdb vs. LokiJS

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSDocument store
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Score0.19
Rank#329  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#260  Overall
#42  Document stores
Websitebigobject.iowww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/github.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Circonus LLC.
Initial release201520172014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes, in LuaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono

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