DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. MongoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. MongoDB vs. Percona Server for MongoDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#133  Overall
#21  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#4  Object oriented DBMS
#66  Relational DBMS
Score443.56
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.66
Rank#201  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.mongodb.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.mongodb.com/­manualwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperInterSystemsMongoDB, IncPercona
Initial release201820092015
Current release2018.1.1, February 20184.2.8, June 20203.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Deploy a fully managed cloud database on-demand and ready for use in minutes. Available on AWS, Azure, and GCP.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 SQLyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISMongoDBPercona Server for MongoDB
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
» more
MongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Navicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Datadog: Visualize all your MongoDB metrics.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
InterSystems IRISMongoDBPercona Server for MongoDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

Oracle is the DBMS of the Year
5 January 2016, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

InterSystems Introduces Certification Program for HealthShare® HealthConnect, InterSystems IRIS®
24 July 2020, Business Wire

InterSystems Launches Publicly Available & Customizable Speed Test for Database Management Systems
20 July 2020, Business Wire

InterSystems Launches Publicly Available And Customisable Speed Test For Database Management Systems
22 July 2020, Scoop.co.nz

InterSystems upgrades medical records system
9 August 2020, Trade Arabia

InterSystems announces availability of new EMR system
6 August 2020, Med-Tech Innovation

provided by Google News

Why MongoDB is 'fundamentally better' for developers
10 August 2020, IDG Connect

MongoDB: The Disruptive Database Platform
6 August 2020, Seeking Alpha

Don’t Chase Growth With MongoDB
20 July 2020, Forbes

Why MongoDB Stock Is Cheaper Than It Looks
5 August 2020, The Motley Fool

Hacking Attacks on Elasticsearch and MongoDB
27 July 2020, Search Engine Journal

provided by Google News

MongoDB Gets a New Distribution, as Percona Grasps the Nettle
19 May 2020, Computer Business Review

Percona Server for MongoDB 4.0 an Ideal Solution for Even More Use Cases
31 October 2018, GlobeNewswire

Percona CEO: Take an unbiased (multi-cloud) approach to cloud databases
20 May 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

Percona XtraDB and MongoDB Operators for Kubernetes
7 June 2019, InfoQ.com

After Red Hat, Homebrew removes MongoDB from core formulas due to its Server Side Public License adoption
3 September 2019, Packt Hub

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Technology Specialist - SysAdmin
Ascension Technologies, Panama City Beach, FL

Sales Executive, Financial Services
InterSystems, New York, NY

Healthcare Software Engineer
Ready Computing Resources LLC, New York, NY

Systems Engineer 1 (NextGen)
University of Miami, Miami, FL

Remote Software Engineer (MUST Have InterSystems or IRIS Experience)
RxMx Inc., Austin, TX

MongoDB-Lead
Wipro Limited, Bothell, WA

Senior Software Engineer, Protocols
Auth0, Remote

Jr. QA Analyst Trainee
SQA², Los Alamitos, CA

Jr. Web Developer
Rabb Consulting, Remote

Remote Junior React Developer
Varfaj Partners, United States

MySQL DBA (remote)
Percona, San Jose, CA

MySQL DBA (remote) -US West
Percona, Remote

MySQL QA / Release Manager
Percona, Remote

Product Owner - Cloud and Kubernetes
Percona, Remote

Mysql Database Engineer
Updox, Dublin, OH

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here