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System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. IRONdb vs. ScyllaDB

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.18
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#315  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#109  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoCirconus LLC.ScyllaDB
Initial release198420172015
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019V0.10.20, January 2018Scylla Open Source 4.0.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
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.no infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes, in Luayes, Lua
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change Viewsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 nodesEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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 infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
InterbaseIRONdbScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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AdTech ( AdGear , Dstillery , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS , SteelHouse , Xandr) Customer...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Comcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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