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DBMS > Citus vs. Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison Citus vs. Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Tarantool

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NameCitus  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.48
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#128  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Websitewww.citusdata.comdgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.citusdata.comdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystemsMail.ru Group
Initial release2010201620182008
Current release8.1, December 20182021.1, June 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGoC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.yes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalitynoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsnoyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
GraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesShardingHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsSynchronous replication via RaftSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoPlanned for future releasesyesAccess rights for users and roles
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CitusDgraphInterSystems IRISTarantool
Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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