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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. RDF4J

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 simplicityKey-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score3.39
Rank#80  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.OracleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2000201720112004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 201818.3, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise EditionOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsoptionalyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIJava 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#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareElectable Master-Slave per shardnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infooff heap cache
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLIRONdbOracle NoSQLRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Data can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Internet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Large credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Oracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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Oracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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