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DBMS > InterSystems IRIS vs. PostGIS vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. PostGIS vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilitySpatial extension of PostgreSQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.04
Rank#107  Overall
#22  Document stores
#20  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#54  Relational DBMS
Score29.16
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#272  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irispostgis.netraima.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clspostgis.net/­documentationdocs.raima.com
DeveloperInterSystemsRaima Inc.
Initial release201820051984
Current release2021.1, June 20213.3.2, November 202215, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes
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.yesyesno infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesyes infobased on PostgreSQLno
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISPostGISRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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