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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Oracle vs. RocksDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used RDBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.70
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score1269.94
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#90  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.oracle.com/­databaserocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperInterSystemsOracleFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201819802013
Current release2020.2, July 202019c, February 20196.20.3, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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