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DBMS > Ignite vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. JSqlDb vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. JSqlDb vs. PostGIS

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.71
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.46
Rank#119  Overall
#23  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score30.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisjsqldb.org (offline)postgis.net
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software FoundationInterSystemsKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release2015201820182005
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.62021.1, June 20210.8, December 20183.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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.yesyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesfunctions in JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
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 infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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