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System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. MonetDB vs. OrientDB vs. SQLite

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverA relational database management system that stores data in columnsMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.99
Rank#109  Overall
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#56  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score4.98
Rank#81  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#13  Key-value stores
Score137.80
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.monetdb.orgorientdb.orgwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperInterSystemsMonetDB BVOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release1997200420102000
Current release2018.1.4, May 2020Jul2021-SP2, July 20213.1.9, February 20213.39.3  (5 September 2022), September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)server-less
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsSQL-like query language, no joinsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, RJava, Javascriptno
TriggersyesyesHooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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