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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Memcached vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  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 simplicityIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingRDF4J 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 DBMSKey-value storeRDF storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score25.18
Rank#30  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
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-databasewww.memcached.orgrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikirdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002017200320042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20181.6.9, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen 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++CJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyesno
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 indexesyesnonoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nonono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIProprietary protocolJava 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
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luanoyesno
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallitynonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
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 persistentyesyesnoyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolnono

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