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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. Spark SQL vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. Spark SQL vs. YugabyteDB

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.09
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#52  Relational DBMS
Score23.12
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score3.11
Rank#98  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperInterSystemsApache Software FoundationYugabyte Inc.
Initial release199720142017
Current release2018.1.4, May 20203.3.0, June 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes, utilizing Spark CoreHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 rolesnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems CachéSpark SQLYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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