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System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. IRONdb vs. Tarantool

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 simplicityIn-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#336  Overall
#30  Time Series DBMS
Score1.36
Rank#146  Overall
#28  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Circonus LLC.VK
Initial release200920172008
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V0.10.20, January 20182.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)Full-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
HTTP APIOpen binary protocol
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
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in LuaLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users and roles

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