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DBMS > IRONdb vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score3.82
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikihelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Facebook, Inc.SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release2017201420131992
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.22.1, July 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnonoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
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
JavaScriptC++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaView functions in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenoneSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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