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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.04
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#251  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperExasolSpotifyCirconus LLC.
Initial release200020142017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.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 functionsnoyes, in Lua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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EXASOLHeroicIRONdb
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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