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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. MarkLogic vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Newts

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSTime Series DBMS based on Cassandra
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.41
Rank#123  Overall
#23  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#60  Relational DBMS
Score9.32
Rank#52  Overall
#10  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#5  Search engines
Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.marklogic.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serveropennms.github.io/­newts
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.marklogic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-servergithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wiki
DeveloperInterSystemsMarkLogic Corp.MicrosoftOpenNMS Group
Initial release2018200119892014
Current release2021.1, June 20219.0, 2017SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL92yesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
HTTP REST
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javano
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Editionselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes, with Range Indexesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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