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System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.13
Rank#100  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score7.24
Rank#54  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.71
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperCognitectEmbarcaderoInterSystems
Initial release201219841997
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019InterBase 2020, December 20192017.2, October 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes inforecommended only for testing and developmentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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