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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. NuoDB vs. RDF4J

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#148  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.irondb.iowww.nuodb.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsdoc.nuodb.comdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperCirconus LLC.NuoDB, Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201720132004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtennone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBnone
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infotunable commit protocolACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlnoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbNuoDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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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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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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