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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. Stardog vs. TimescaleDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoningA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.92
Rank#161  Overall
#22  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.89
Rank#165  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Score1.73
Rank#128  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.stardog.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.stardog.com/­docsdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperInterSystemsStardog-UnionTimescale
Initial release201820102017
Current release2018.1.1, February 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/studentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.yesno infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatialyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
native C library
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Javauser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyes infovia event handlersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-ClusterMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-ClusterImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
InterSystems IRISStardogTimescaleDB
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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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesStardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosStardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersBosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsStardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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1 million+ downloads, 6,500+ Github stars
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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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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); information on pricing for support and enterprise...
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