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DBMS > Altibase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. MySQL

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.11
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score0.45
Rank#248  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.mysql.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperAltibaseIBMInterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release1999201720181995
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212.02021.1, June 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyesyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesActive-active shard replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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