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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. TimesTen

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#223  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Score2.01
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.irondb.iordf4j.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.rdf4j.orgwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201720041998
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuayesPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
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 nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
IRONdbRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameTimesTen
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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