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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield vs. SingleStore

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#290  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Score6.58
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201820142013
Current release2021.1, June 20212.1.12, February 20177.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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InterSystems IRISLovefieldSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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