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DBMS > IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. ScyllaDB

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  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.Cassandra-compatible wide column store
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRDF storeWide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Score1.63
Rank#116  Overall
#8  Wide column stores
Websitewww.irondb.iordf4j.orgwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orgdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.ScyllaDB
Initial release201720042015
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018Scylla Open Source 3.0.10, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
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 infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
Thrift
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#
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
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 nodesEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoAccess rights for users can be defined per object
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Scylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Highly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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AdTech (AdGear, AppNexus, Dstillery, Numberly, Sizmek) Cybersecurity (Veramine) Entertainment...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Comcast, Grab, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Appnexus, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish, mParticle,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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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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Scylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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