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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. IRONdb vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. IRONdb vs. Teradata Aster

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.72
Rank#42  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitehazelcast.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperHazelcastCirconus LLC.Teradata
Initial release200820172005
Current release4.0.3, September 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes, in LuaR packages
Triggersyes infoEventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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HazelcastIRONdbTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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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 scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Real Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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IRONdb 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 modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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IRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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