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DBMS > Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MySQL

System Properties Comparison Datomic vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MySQL

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NameDatomic  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatomic builds on immutable values, supports point-in-time queries and uses 3rd party systems for durabilityA multi-model DBMS and application serverWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.09
Rank#133  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score2.99
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#56  Relational DBMS
Score1205.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datomic.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.datomic.comdocs.intersystems.comdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperCognitectInterSystemsOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201219971995
Current release1.0.6362, January 20222018.1.4, May 20208.0.30, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infolimited edition freecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ClojureC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
C#
C++
Java
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoTransaction Functionsyesyes infoproprietary syntax
TriggersBy using transaction functionsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoBut extensive use of caching in the application peersSource-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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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