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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. JanusGraph vs. Snowflake

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score1.13
Rank#144  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#120  Overall
#7  Graph DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisjanusgraph.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperInterSystemsLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201820172014
Current release2018.1.1, February 20180.4.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Clojure
Java
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph ServerUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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InterSystems announces enhanced open-source availability for InterSystems iKnow technology
25 February 2020, ITWeb

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