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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 simplicityOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDF4J 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 modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#90  Overall
#16  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-databaseravendb.netrdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbravendb.net/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Hibernating RhinosSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002017201020042018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20185.1, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen 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++C#JavaScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
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 indexesyesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (RQL)nono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
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#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID 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-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlenono
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EXASOLIRONdbRavenDBRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSwayDB
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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