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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Titan

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. Titan

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTitan  Xexclude from comparison
Titan has been decommisioned after the takeover by Datastax. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking. A fork has been open-sourced as JanusGraph.
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.Titan is a Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeGraph 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
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.iordf4j.orgtitan.thinkaurelius.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orggithub.com/­thinkaurelius/­titan/­wiki
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Aurelius, owned by DataStax
Initial release2000201720042012
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache license, version 2.0
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
Unix
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)nono
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
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
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
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneyes infovia pluggable storage backends
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graph
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 infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server
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EXASOLIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTitan
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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