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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. jBASE vs. LokiJS vs. RocksDB vs. Stardog

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSDocument storeKey-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
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Score1.13
Rank#144  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
Score1.99
Rank#114  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Score2.67
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score0.91
Rank#162  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.jbase.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSrocksdb.orgwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.jbase.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsZumasysFacebook, Inc.Stardog-Union
Initial release20181991201420132010
Current release2018.1.1, February 20185.76.5.3, January 20206.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSDcommercial 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 servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalnonoyes
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.yesyesnonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnonoSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
JavaScript APIC++ API
Java API
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
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScriptC++
Java
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesView functions in JavaScriptnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesnonenoneMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleyesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnonoAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISjBASELokiJSRocksDBStardog
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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