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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.72
Rank#131  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#65  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score17.27
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperInterSystemsCirconus LLC.Microsoft
Initial release201820172016
Current release2021.1, June 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in LuaTransact SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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 controlyesnoyes

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