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

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series 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
Score0.59
Rank#218  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score5.33
Rank#72  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.postgres-xl.orgprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperInterSystems
Initial release19972014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2015
Current release2017.2, October 201710 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Linux
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data only
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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