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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.30
Rank#81  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#180  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
#92  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iris
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperInterSystemsInterSystems
Initial release19972018
Current release2017.2, October 20172018.1.1, February 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modeldepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesyes
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