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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. RavenDB vs. SwayDB

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 DatabaseAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseravendb.netswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Hibernating RhinosSimer Plaha
Initial release201720102018
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20185.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++C#Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnono
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 indexesnoyesno
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
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
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luayesno
Triggersnoyesno
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-source 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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundleno
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Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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