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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. RavenDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  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 scalabilityOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.12
Rank#166  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisravendb.net
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystemsHibernating Rhinos
Initial release199920182010
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 20205.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
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 dataACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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AltibaseInterSystems IRISRavenDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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