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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.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 modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score11.81
Rank#40  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.irondb.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasewww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperExasolGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014Circonus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2000201220172004
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 servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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 SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
.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 proceduresuser defined functionslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes, in Luayes
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesnono
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLFirebase Realtime DatabaseIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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