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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. RocksDB vs. Stardog vs. STSdb

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Enterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.99
Rank#152  Overall
#22  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.78
Rank#167  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score0.05
Rank#309  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisrocksdb.orgwww.stardog.comstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikiwww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsFacebook, Inc.Stardog-UnionSTS Soft SC
Initial release2018201320102011
Current release2018.1.1, February 20186.3.6, October 20196.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC#
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.yesnono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSPARQL is used as query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javano
Triggersyesnoyes infovia event handlersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication in HA-Clusternone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISRocksDBStardogSTSdb
Specific characteristicsInterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsA fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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