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DBMS > Datomic vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems Caché vs. RocksDB

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  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 serverEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.83
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score7.18
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.54
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#44  Relational DBMS
Score3.65
Rank#86  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cacherocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCognitectEmbarcaderoInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.
Initial release2012198419972013
Current release0.9.5951, July 2019InterBase 2020, December 20192017.2, October 20176.11.4, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureCC++
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 modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesno
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infousing external storage systems (e.g. Cassandra, DynamoDB, PostgreSQL, Couchbase and others)yesyesyes
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 developmentyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesno

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