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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. LeanXcale vs. MongoDB vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Teradata Aster

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructurePlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score489.64
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.24
Rank#162  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.leanxcale.comwww.mongodb.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperCirconus LLC.LeanXcaleMongoDB, IncOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Teradata
Initial release20172015200919842005
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.0.1, August 20227.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
HP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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.nonoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infothrough Apache DerbyRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
Scala
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaJavaScriptR packages
Triggersnoyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbLeanXcaleMongoDBOracle RdbTeradata Aster
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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