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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.35
Rank#76  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score4.49
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitehsqldb.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperInterSystemsRocket Software
Initial release200120181985
Current release2.6.1, October 20212021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptional
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava, SQLyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoconfigurable
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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