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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. LokiJS vs. OpenQM

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. LokiJS vs. OpenQM

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityIn-memory JavaScript DBMSQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeMultivalue DBMS
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Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#284  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentation
DeveloperInterSystemsMartin Phillips
Initial release201820141993
Current release2021.1, June 20213.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)AIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeyes infowith some exceptions
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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