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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. PouchDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irispouchdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clspouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystemsApache Software Foundation
Initial release199920182012
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesno
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