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System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. SQLite

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score132.44
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20172000
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luano
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnono

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