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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. IRONdb vs. LeanXcale vs. MonetDB vs. MongoDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesA relational database management system that stores data in columnsOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#344  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1.81
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score478.24
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websiteblueflood.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.leanxcale.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperRackspaceCirconus LLC.LeanXcaleMonetDB BVMongoDB, Inc
Initial release20132017201520042009
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018Jul2021-SP2, July 20215.0.6, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++CC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
Java
Scala
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayes, in SQL, C, RJavaScript
Triggersnonoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding via remote tablesSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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