DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Google Cloud Spanner vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Stardog

System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Stardog

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.35
Rank#111  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#161  Overall
#22  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#165  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperGoogleInterSystemsStardog-Union
Initial release201720182010
Current release2018.1.1, February 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yesSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Google Cloud SpannerInterSystems IRISStardog
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete “cloud-first” data platform which includes a multi-model...
» more
Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
» more
Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
» more
Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
» more
Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
» more
Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Google Cloud SpannerInterSystems IRISStardog
Recent citations in the news

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud
6 August 2019, ZDNet

Google Releases Enterprise Database Options, Targets SQL Server Customers
13 August 2019, InfoQ.com

Google’s Cloud Spanner database adds new features and regions
19 December 2018, TechCrunch

Striim Launches PaaS Solution for Real-Time Data Integration to Google Cloud Spanner
2 April 2019, PRNewswire

Google Updates Cloud Spanner: Query Introspection, New Regions, and New Multi-Region Configurations
31 December 2018, InfoQ.com

provided by Google News

InterSystems IRIS Data Platform™ 2019.2 Introduces API Management Capabilities
2 August 2019, Yahoo Finance

InterSystems introduces API management capabilities in platform update
8 August 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Rhodes Group optimiert Prozess der mobilen Entnahme und Kennzeichnung von Laborproben / Die auf InterSystems IRIS for Health entwickelte eMyLabCollect-Anwendung vereinfacht und automatisiert ... | 30.07.19
30 July 2019, finanzen.at

InterSystems IRIS data platform 2019.1 further accelerates digital transformation initiatives
21 March 2019, SDTimes.com

InterSystems IRIS for Health™ Data Platform Now Available on All Major Cloud Providers
12 February 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, Chicago, IL

Cloud Database Migration Engineer, Google Professional Services
Google, San Francisco, CA

Manufacturing Test Engineer, Software Tools and Infrastructure
Google, Atlanta, GA

Manufacturing Test Development Engineer, Software Tools
Google, Sunnyvale, CA

Quality Development Engineer
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Business Development Executive, Global Alliances
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Software Developer - Security
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

Site Reliability Engineer Technical Analyst
Ascension Technologies, St. Louis, MO

Software Implementation Operations Manager
InterSystems Corporation, Cambridge, MA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here