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

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NameHive  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  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 simplicityExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score84.22
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#328  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#219  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitehive.apache.orgwww.irondb.ioobjectbox.iordf4j.org
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homewww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.objectbox.iodocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookCirconus LLC.ObjectBox LimitedSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2012201720172004
Current release3.1.2, August 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache License 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 and C++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIProprietary native APIJava 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
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnoyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
HiveIRONdbObjectBoxRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb 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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