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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOne of the most popular document stores
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score412.09
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.irondb.iowww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperCirconus LLC.MongoDB, Inc
Initial release20172009
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.0.10, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go infoinofficial driver
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaJavaScript
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbMongoDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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MongoDB is the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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By offering the best of traditional databases as well as the flexibility, scale,...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Internet of Things (Bosch, Silver Spring Networks) Mobile (The Weather Channel, ADP,...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Barclays, BBVA, Bond, Bosch, Cisco, CERN, City...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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40 million downloads (growing at 30 thousand downloads per day). 6,600+ customers....
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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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MongoDB database server: Free Software Foundation's GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses...
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