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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Weaviate

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSWide column storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score4.85
Rank#63  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.07
Rank#301  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.irondb.ioazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docswww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperCirconus LLC.MicrosoftSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release201720122017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20180.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++Go
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 indexesnonoyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIRESTful HTTP APIGraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luanono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes
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 ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanooptimistic lockingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesOpenID Connect Discovery
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbMicrosoft Azure Table StorageWeaviate
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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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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