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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RavenDB vs. VoltDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  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 DatabaseDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.78
Rank#123  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.irondb.ioravendb.netwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.irondb.io/­docsravendb.net/­docsdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.Hibernating RhinosVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2000201720102010
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.2, May 20199.0, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyes
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)SQL-like query language (RQL)yes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
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
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in LuayesJava
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-master replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
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-standardnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLIRONdbRavenDBVoltDB
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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