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DBMS > EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. STSdb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. STSdb vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  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 simplicityKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score3.70
Rank#90  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#330  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4swaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperExasolCirconus LLC.STS Soft SCSimer Plaha
Initial release2000201720112018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxWindows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)no
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API.NET Client 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
C#
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, in Luanono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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-standardnonono

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