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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OrientDB

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OrientDB

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
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Score1.83
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#120  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperIBMInterSystemsOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release201420182010
Current release2021.1, June 20213.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLyesJava, Javascript
TriggersyesyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 for users and roles; record level security configurable

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