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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 simplicitymSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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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
Score1.46
Rank#130  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.irondb.iowww.hughes.com.au/­products/­msqlrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperExasolSpotifyCirconus LLC.Hughes TechnologiesSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20002014201719942004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.2, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
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 nodesnone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonono
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EXASOLHeroicIRONdbmSQL infoMini SQLRDF4J 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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