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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Heroic vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SQLite

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Widely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#248  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Score123.36
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.irondb.iordf4j.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orgwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperExasolSpotifyCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20002014201720042000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Java
PHP
Python
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in Luayesno
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
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 integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonono
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLHeroicIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSQLite
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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