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DBMS > Blueflood vs. IRONdb vs. LeanXcale vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. IRONdb vs. LeanXcale vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  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 capabilities
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#361  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#297  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score1.18
Rank#161  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.leanxcale.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperRackspaceCirconus LLC.LeanXcaleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release2013201720151984
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20187.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxHP Open VMS
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infothrough Apache Derbyyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Lua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnono
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BluefloodIRONdbLeanXcaleOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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