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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. JanusGraph vs. TimesTen

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.08
Rank#140  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1.77
Rank#119  Overall
#6  Graph DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.irondb.iojanusgraph.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperInterSystemsCirconus LLC.Linux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2018201720171998
Current release2018.1.1, February 2018V0.10.20, January 20180.4.0, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in LuayesPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serverfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISIRONdbJanusGraph infosuccessor of TitanTimesTen
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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IRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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