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

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

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NameeXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringCloud-based data warehousing serviceA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.74
Rank#203  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#134  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilywww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperMcObjectIBMInterSystems
Initial release200120142018
Current release8.2, November 20202020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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 infosupport of XML interfaces availableno infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL, SQL PLyes
Triggersyes infoby defining eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yesSource-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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
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eXtremeDBIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDBInterSystems IRIS
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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