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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. LokiJS vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. LokiJS vs. Postgres-XL

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverIn-memory JavaScript DBMSBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.71
Rank#90  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.61
Rank#216  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperInterSystems
Initial release199720142014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2017.2, October 201710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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