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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Splice Machine

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Open-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#315  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Score0.61
Rank#192  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.iordf4j.orgwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orgdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.John Leach
Initial release2000201720042014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
JDBC
ODBC
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
Java
PHP
Python
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesyes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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-standardnonoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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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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