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

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  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 simplicityDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
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-databasequasardb.netrealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.quasar.ai/­masterrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.quasardbRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release20172009201420142011
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.13.3, April 20223.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen 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++C++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
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, histogramsyes infointeger and binaryyesyesyes 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 infowith tagsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP APIJDBC
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.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 Luanono inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersnonoyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding infoconsistent hashingnoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbQuasardbRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Now a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Realm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Mobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Cathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Used by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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Realm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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