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

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

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  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 general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
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
Document 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
Score0.18
Rank#332  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.htmlgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
www.xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.xtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleJuxt Ltd.
Initial release199719942019
Current release2018.1.4, May 202018.1.40, May 20201.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)Clojure
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availablelimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP REST
JDBC
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
Clojure
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 replicationyes, each node contains all data
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 dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
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 rolesno

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