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System Properties Comparison HBase vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA 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.
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score46.28
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#335  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#224  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitehbase.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.org
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orgdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release200820172004
Current release2.2.0, June 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javayes, in Luayes
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnono
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HBaseIRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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