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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Kdb+ vs. Stardog

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityHigh performance Time Series DBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#155  Overall
#20  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
Score5.43
Rank#56  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriskx.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clscode.kx.comwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcStardog-Union
Initial release20182000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032010
Current release2018.1.1, February 20183.6, May 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageqJava
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
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.yesyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (q)SPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Jupyter
Kafka
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyes infowith viewsyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISKdb+Stardog
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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