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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Oracle vs. searchxml

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityWidely used RDBMSDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.66
Rank#132  Overall
#22  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#3  Object oriented DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
Score1322.93
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#335  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.oracle.com/­databasewww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperInterSystemsOracleinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release201819802015
Current release2020.2, July 202019c, February 20191.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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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
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
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.yesyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedmultiple readers, single writer
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'no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
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