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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. MonetDB
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|Name||InterSystems IRIS Xexclude from comparison||MonetDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||A containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalability||A relational database management system that stores data in columns|
|Primary database model||Document store|
Object oriented DBMS
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Current release||2021.1, June 2021||Jul2021-SP2, July 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source Mozilla Public License 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Data scheme||depending on used data model||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes SQL 2003 with some extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||JDBC|
RESTful HTTP API
native C library MAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
|Supported programming languages||.Net|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||yes, in SQL, C, R|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding via remote tables|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Source-replica replication||none Source-replica replication available in experimental status|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||yes||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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