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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. NSDb vs. SwayDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#354  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisnsdb.ioswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperInterSystemsSimer Plaha
Initial release201820172018
Current release2021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, ScalaScala
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno

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