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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. NuoDB

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityGPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasetsNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#312  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#200  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.irondb.iowww.kinetica.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.KineticaNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release201720122013
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luauser defined functionsJava, SQL
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
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.noyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles on table levelStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbKineticaNuoDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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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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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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