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System Properties Comparison Hive vs. IRONdb vs. NCache vs. RDF4J

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
Descriptiondata warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen source in-memory key-value storeRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#145  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.irondb.iowww.alachisoft.com/­ncacherdf4j.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.irondb.io/­docswww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.AlachisoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012201720042004
Current release3.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 20185.0, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C#, C++, .NETJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxWindowsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query syntax (OQL) for searching the cacheno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APILINQ
Proprietary protocol
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
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Visual Basic.NET
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luano infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes
Triggersnonoyes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes, with selectable consistency levelnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonooptimistic lockingACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoauthentification to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
More information provided by the system vendor
HiveIRONdbNCacheRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years....
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Ncache is 100% .NET with ASP.NET Session State storage, ASP.NET View State Caching,...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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NCache enables industries and users including users doing: Fraud Detection, Retail...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching for the last 13 years.
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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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The NCache Enterprise licensing model is according to the number of nodes and shards...
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