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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. RavenDB vs. RDF4J

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRDF store
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Score0.05
Rank#324  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score3.86
Rank#71  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitewww.irondb.ioravendb.netrdf4j.org
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsravendb.net/­docsdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Hibernating RhinosSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201720102004
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20184.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen 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 systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (RQL)no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
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#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-master replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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IRONdbRavenDBRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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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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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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