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DBMS > IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. RocksDB vs. SwayDB

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#216  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score3.72
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Score0.10
Rank#311  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgrocksdb.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentationgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Facebook, Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release2017200420132018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20186.22.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoBSDOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesnono
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 indexesnoyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nonono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
C++ API
Java 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
Java
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedyesAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnononono

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