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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. IRONdb vs. MySQL

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  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 distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.09
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCirconus LLC.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201520171995
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6V0.10.20, January 20188.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes, in Luayes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)configurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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