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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Citus vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#140  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.citusdata.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.citusdata.comdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystems
Initial release199920102018
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20218.1, December 20182020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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