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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. OpenEdge vs. OrientDB vs. SwayDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityApplication development environment with integrated database management systemMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)An 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
Relational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Key-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
Score4.45
Rank#85  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#79  Overall
#14  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.progress.com/­openedgeorientdb.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperInterSystemsProgress Software CorporationOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAPSimer Plaha
Initial release2018198420102018
Current release2021.1, June 2021OpenEdge 12.2, March 20203.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoclose to SQL 92SQL-like query language, no joinsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesJava, Javascriptno
TriggersyesyesHooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes inforelationship in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesUsers and groupsAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableno

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