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DBMS > IRONdb vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
IRONdb seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/solutions/time-series-database/www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/irondb/category/getting-startedwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Open Source, formerly Basho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201720152014
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.0.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsnoyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes, limitedyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in LuaErlanguser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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