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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. MySQL vs. TimesTen

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used open source RDBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score1283.06
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score2.04
Rank#106  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.irondb.iowww.mysql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201719951998
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20188.0.17, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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  • Azure Database for MySQL: A fully managed, scalable MySQL relational database with high availability and security built in at no extra cost
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Implementation languageC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIProprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayes infoproprietary syntaxPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbMySQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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