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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. RDF4J

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA 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 modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score78.65
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#141  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#5  Object oriented DBMS
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#312  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#197  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#215  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.irondb.iowww.kinetica.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.irondb.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookInterSystemsCirconus LLC.KineticaSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20122018201720122004
Current release3.1.2, August 20192018.1.1, February 2018V0.10.20, January 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C, C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP 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 languagesC++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.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 proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesyes, in Luauser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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 controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyesnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
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HiveInterSystems IRISIRONdbKineticaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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IRONdb 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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