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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. IRONdb

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#338  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.Circonus LLC.
Initial release201520022017
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.64.0V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.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 proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyes, in Lua
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnono

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