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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Weaviate

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  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 scalabilityA cloud-native, realtime vector search engine integrating scalable machine learning models
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.20
Rank#286  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­solutions/­weaviate
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.semi.technology/­developers/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperAltibaseInterSystemsSeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release199920182017
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20212020.2, July 20201.0.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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 infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92yesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
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 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesOpenID Connect Discovery
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