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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. MonetDB vs. TimesTen

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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 columnsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score1.91
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.monetdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.monetdb.org/­Documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperInterSystemsMonetDB BVOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release201820041998
Current release2018.1.1, February 2018Apr2019, April 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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
AIX
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes, in SQL, C, RPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding via remote tablesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusMaster-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 persistentyesyesyes 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
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISMonetDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Some 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 modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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