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DBMS > Databricks vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. InterSystems Caché vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
Caché is a deprecated database engine which is substituted with InterSystems IRIS. It therefore is removed from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionThe Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.A multi-model DBMS and application serverWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score81.08
Rank#15  Overall
#2  Document stores
#10  Relational DBMS
Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.databricks.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.html
Technical documentationdocs.databricks.comdocs.intersystems.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperDatabricksInterSystemsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release201319971994
Current release2018.1.4, May 202018.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)depending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yesyesyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith Databricks SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
C#
C++
Java
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesyesno
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno
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