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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. IRONdb

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Circonus LLC.
Initial release20092017
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes 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.no
Secondary indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresnoyes, in Lua
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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