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System Properties Comparison Informix vs. IRONdb

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NameInformix  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score26.00
Rank#26  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­analytics/­informixwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Circonus LLC.
Initial release19842017
Current release14.10, March 2019V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes 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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsJSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
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 proceduresyesyes, in Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno
More information provided by the system vendor
InformixIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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