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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. TerarkDB

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Caché is a deprecated database engine which is substituted with InterSystems IRIS. It therefore is removed from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverWidely used in-process key-value storeA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.01
Rank#126  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#367  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlgithub.com/­bytedance/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlbytedance.larkoffice.com/­docs/­doccnZmYFqHBm06BbvYgjsHHcKc
DeveloperInterSystemsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleByteDance, originally Terark
Initial release199719942016
Current release2018.1.4, May 202018.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnono

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