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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Kinetica vs. NuoDB vs. RDF4J

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 transactionsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#305  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#198  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Score1.06
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#223  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitewww.irondb.iowww.kinetica.comwww.nuodb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docsdoc.nuodb.comdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperCirconus LLC.KineticaNuoDB, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2017201220132004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C, C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesyes
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 indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luauser defined functionsJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyesyes
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/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
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 protocolACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 Usersno
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbKineticaNuoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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