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DBMS > IRONdb vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Realm vs. Splice Machine vs. STSdb

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#355  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score9.80
Rank#48  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.87
Rank#185  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#306  Overall
#45  Key-value stores
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserealm.iosplicemachine.comgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrealm.io/­docsdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Splice MachineSTS Soft SC
Initial release2017201420142011
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.1, March 20214.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaC#
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)noyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
.NET Client 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
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luano inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoJavano
Triggersnoyes infoChange Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenoneShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno
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IRONdbRealmSplice MachineSTSdb
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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