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DBMS > Heroic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. IRONdb

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. IRONdb

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchCloud-based data warehousing serviceA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperSpotifyIBMCirconus LLC.
Initial release201420142017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.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 proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLyes, in Lua
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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