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System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. MySQL vs. RethinkDB
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|Name||InterSystems Caché Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||RethinkDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||A multi-model DBMS and application server||Widely used open source RDBMS||DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.|
|Primary database model||Key-value store|
Object oriented DBMS
|Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Document store|
|Secondary database models||Document store||Document store|
|Developer||InterSystems||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||The Linux Foundation since July 2017|
|Current release||2018.1.4, May 2020||8.0.29, April 2022||2.4.1, August 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||Open Source Apache Version 2|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C and C++||C++|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
HP Open VMS
|Data scheme||depending on used data model||yes||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes string, binary, float, bool, date, geometry|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes with proprietary extensions||no|
|APIs and other access methods||.NET Client API|
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|C community-supported driver|
C# community-supported driver
C++ community-supported driver
Clojure community-supported driver
Dart community-supported driver
Erlang community-supported driver
Go community-supported driver
Haskell community-supported driver
Java official driver
Lisp community-supported driver
Lua community-supported driver
Objective-C community-supported driver
Perl community-supported driver
PHP community-supported driver
Python official driver
Ruby official driver
Scala community-supported driver
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||yes proprietary syntax|
|Triggers||yes||yes||Client-side triggers through changefeeds|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric||Sharding range based|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||yes|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||Atomic single-document operations|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes MVCC based|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users, groups and roles||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||yes users and table-level permissions|
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