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DBMS > Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Dgraph vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Postgres-XL

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NameDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#128  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#134  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitedgraph.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdgraph.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperDgraph Labs, Inc.InterSystems
Initial release201620182014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2020.2, July 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freedepending 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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSynchronous replication via RaftSource-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 infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoPlanned for future releasesyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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DgraphInterSystems IRISPostgres-XL
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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