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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. HBase vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA 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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score43.52
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comhbase.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceshbase.apache.orgdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002008201720042018
Current release2.3.4, January 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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 indexesyesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
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
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, in Luayesno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual 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 dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnonono
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EXASOLHBaseIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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