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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.01
Rank#175  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score135.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Circonus LLC.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release200520172000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.38.5  (6 May 2022), May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linuxserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nonono
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luano
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesnono

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