DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Cloudant vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBHigh-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 simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014ExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2010200020172004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes 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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyes, in Luayes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnono
More information provided by the system vendor
CloudantEXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
» more
Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
» more
Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
» more
Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
» more
Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CloudantEXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

Meet the finalists for IBM's $200K Call for Code competition
9 September 2019, The Next Web

A Nurse, a Firefighter, and Developers Take Top Award with Health Solution for First Responders: IBM and David Clark Cause Announce Call for Code 2019 Global Prize Winner
12 October 2019, PRNewswire

Firefighter Protection System Wins 2019 IBM Call for Code Challenge
12 October 2019, Robotics Business Review

provided by Google News

Your Data Strategy Holds the Secret to Customer Loyalty in Financial Services, Exasol Survey Finds
20 November 2019, Business Wire

Solutions Review Names 6 Data Management for Analytics Vendors to Watch, 2020
12 December 2019, Solutions Review

Exasol: the chief data officer is the future-proofer
2 December 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

´╗┐Global In-memory OLAP Database Market Strategics Assessment 2019 : Altibase, Microsoft, Oracle, Exasol, Kognitio, Mcobject
15 November 2019, The Chicago Sentinel

5 Reasons Why CDOs May Ride the Next Wave of Leadership
6 December 2019, InformationWeek

provided by Google News

Bob Moul's latest gig is leading data intelligence company Circonus
30 October 2019, Technical.ly

Circonus launches machine data intelligence platform
29 October 2019, SDTimes.com

Circonus Launches the First Machine Data Intelligence Platform Built to Harness the Exploding Volume of Data in a World with a Trillion Connected Computers
29 October 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project
10 October 2019, JAXenter

Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP
13 May 2019, InfoWorld

Ontotext GraphDB - Handling Massive Loads, Queries and Inferencing in Real Time.
10 July 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

GraphDB 9.0 Open Sources Its Front End and Engine Plugins to Support Knowledge Graph Solutions
7 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Database Administrator
Trilliant, Cary, NC

AWS DevOps Engineer
National Research Center for College & University Admissions, Austin, TX

Senior Database Engineer
National Research Center for College & University Admissions, Austin, TX

Business Intelligence Intern - Summer 2020
InterWorks, Inc., Stillwater, OK

IT DBA Sr/Speciaist
Allianz Life, Minneapolis, MN

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here