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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. LeanXcale vs. SwayDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.06
Rank#121  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#60  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#333  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.leanxcale.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.cls
DeveloperInterSystemsLeanXcaleSimer Plaha
Initial release201820152018
Current release2021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infothrough Apache Derbyno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
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 controlyesno
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InterSystems IRISLeanXcaleSwayDB
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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