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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. Splice Machine

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. IRONdb vs. Splice Machine

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 simplicityOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and Spark
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
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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
Score0.79
Rank#197  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasesplicemachine.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperInterSystemsCirconus LLC.Splice Machine
Initial release201820172014
Current release2021.1, June 2021V0.10.20, January 20183.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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.yesno
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 APIJDBC
Native Spark Datasource
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in Luayes infoJava
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoYes, via Full Spark Integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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