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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. IRONdb vs. SiteWhere

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. IRONdb vs. SiteWhere

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.27
Rank#97  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.gridgain.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasesitewhere.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.circonus.com/­irondbsitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperExasolGridGain Systems, Inc.Circonus LLC.SiteWhere
Initial release2000200720172010
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freepredefined scheme
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Lua
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept

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