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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  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 simplicityOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureRDF4J 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 DBMSDocument storeRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
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
Score488.22
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document 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.mongodb.comrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.mongodb.com/­manualrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.MongoDB, IncSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002017200920042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.4.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesno
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BInono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSONJava 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
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in LuaJavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptionalyes 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 infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesnono
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EXASOLIRONdbMongoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics125 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day), over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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