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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  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 simplicityDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerRDF4J 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score74.79
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational 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-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databaserdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.MicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002017201020042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018V12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesnono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
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
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in LuaTransact SQLyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes, with always 3 replicas availablenonenone
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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