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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Ingres vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Ingres vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Well established RDBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score5.28
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperExasolActian CorporationCirconus LLC.Simer Plaha
Initial release20001974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20172018
Current release11.0, April 2017V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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.nono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyes, in Luano
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres Replicatorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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