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DBMS > IRONdb vs. Spark SQL vs. SQLite vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison IRONdb vs. Spark SQL vs. SQLite vs. Transbase

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NameIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicitySpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score23.72
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score138.87
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#328  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.sqlite.orgwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperCirconus LLC.Apache Software FoundationDwayne Richard HippTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release2017201420001987
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 20183.3.0, June 20223.39.1  (13 July 2022), July 2022Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domaincommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++ScalaCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column typesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.yes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native 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
Java
Python
R
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
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in Luanonoyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyes, utilizing Spark Corenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenoneSource-replica 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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infovia file-system locksyes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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