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DBMS > CrateDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. OpenQM

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
Caché is a deprecated database engine which is substituted with InterSystems IRIS. It therefore is removed from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionDistributed Database based on LuceneA multi-model DBMS and application serverQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.73
Rank#229  Overall
#37  Document stores
#5  Spatial DBMS
#16  Search engines
#19  Time Series DBMS
#8  Vector DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#286  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecratedb.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-open-qm
Technical documentationcratedb.com/­docsdocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperCrateInterSystemsRocket Software, originally Martin Phillips
Initial release201319971993
Current release2018.1.4, May 20203.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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CrateDB Cloud: a distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing across an elastic cluster of shared nothing nodes. CrateDB Cloud enables data insights at scale on Microsoft Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll Operating Systems, including Kubernetes with CrateDB Kubernetes Operator supportAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)depending on used data modelyes infowith some exceptions
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraints, and PostgreSQL compatibilityyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.NET
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
R
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C#
C++
Java
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions (Javascript)yesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesConfigurable replication on table/partition-levelSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read-after-write consistency on record level
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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CrateDBInterSystems CachéOpenQM infoalso called QM
Specific characteristicsThe enterprise database for time series, documents, and vectors. Distributed - Native...
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Competitive advantagesResponse time in milliseconds: e ven for complex ad-hoc queries. Massive scaling...
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Typical application scenarios​ IoT: accelerate your IIoT projects with CrateDB, delivering real-time analytics...
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Key customersAcross all continents, CrateDB is used by companies of all sizes to meet the most...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2013 Honorable Mention in 2021 Gartner®...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSee CrateDB pricing >
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