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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Kdb+ vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Kdb+ vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityHigh performance Time Series DBMSRDF4J 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score8.32
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasekx.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbcode.kx.comrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release200020172000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versionOpen 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 languageC and C++qJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (q)nono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
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#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luauser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyesnoyes infowith viewsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioningnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID 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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accountsnono
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EXASOLIRONdbKdb+RDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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