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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA relational database management system that stores data in columns
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Trend Chart
Score3.04
Rank#107  Overall
#22  Document stores
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Score2.17
Rank#134  Overall
#65  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperInterSystemsMonetDB BV
Initial release20182004
Current release2021.1, June 2021Jul2021-SP2, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, R
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tables
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental status
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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