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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Lovefield vs. TimesTen

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 JavaScriptIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.93
Rank#159  Overall
#22  Document stores
#27  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#76  Relational DBMS
Score0.21
Rank#253  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201820141998
Current release2018.1.1, February 20182.1.12, February 201711 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
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) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScriptC
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoPL/SQL
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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 rights according to SQL-standard
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InterSystems IRISLovefieldTimesTen
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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