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System Properties Comparison Ehcache vs. IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.68
Rank#52  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitewww.ehcache.orgwww.irondb.iowww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.irondb.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCirconus LLC.KineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2009201720122004
Current release3.8.0, July 2019V0.10.20, January 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJCacheHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luauser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoby using Terracotta Serverconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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EhcacheIRONdbKineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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