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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EJDB vs. IRONdb vs. TimesTen

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
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Score8.43
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score0.20
Rank#280  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#317  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseejdb.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperDataStaxSoftmotionsCirconus LLC.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2011201220171998
Current release6.8, April 2020V0.10.20, January 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
server-lessLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes 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 indexesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
in-process shared libraryHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes, in LuaPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"noneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Datastax EnterpriseEJDBIRONdbTimesTen
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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