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DBMS > BigObject vs. Brytlyt vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Brytlyt vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Sphinx vs. TerminusDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBrytlyt  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable GPU-accelerated RDBMS for very fast analytic and streaming workloads, leveraging PostgreSQLA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Search engineGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#329  Overall
#148  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#269  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score6.72
Rank#63  Overall
#7  Search engines
Score0.14
Rank#302  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.brytlyt.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irissphinxsearch.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clssphinxsearch.com/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.BrytlytInterSystemsSphinx Technologies Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release20152016201820012018
Current release0.9, October 20162021.1, June 20213.4.1, July 202110.0.21, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++ and CUDAC++Prolog, Rust
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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 functionality.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)SQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocolOWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functions infoin PL/pgSQLyesnoyes
Triggersnoyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.yes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesnoRole-based access control

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