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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HBase vs. IRONdb

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.39
Rank#49  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score48.35
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comhbase.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhbase.apache.orgdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperThomas MuellerApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetCirconus LLC.
Initial release200520082017
Current release1.4.200, October 20192.2.0, June 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, in Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)no
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACno
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H2HBaseIRONdb
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Unmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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IRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Only TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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