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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperInterSystems
Initial release20182014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release2021.1, June 202110 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemedepending on used data modelyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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