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DBMS > Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InterSystems IRIS

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InterSystems IRIS

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.71
Rank#131  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score3.36
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.esgyn.cnwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docscloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.EsgynIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014InterSystems
Initial release2016201520102018
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGoC++, JavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxhostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored ProceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes
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DgraphEsgynDBIBM CloudantInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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