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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. PouchDB vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score9.89
Rank#49  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.80
Rank#193  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#345  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasepouchdb.comrealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbpouchdb.com/­guidesrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Apache Software FoundationRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release20172012201420142011
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20187.1.1, June 20193.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nonoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
.NET Client 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
JavaScript.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaView functions in JavaScriptno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersnoyesyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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IRONdbPouchDBRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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