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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. IRONdb vs. Spark SQL vs. SQLite

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicitySpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#350  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#337  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score19.74
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score132.67
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.circonus.com/­irondbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperRackspaceCirconus LLC.Apache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2013201720142000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.3.0 ( 2.13), June 20223.40.1  (28 December 2022), December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++ScalaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnononoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luanono
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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