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System Properties Comparison InterSystems IRIS vs. mSQL vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

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NameInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilitymSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.25
Rank#119  Overall
#22  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#136  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#50  Document stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irishughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlswaydb.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperInterSystemsHughes TechnologiesSimer PlahaJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2018199420182019
Current release2021.1, June 20214.4, October 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCScalaClojure
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonono
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnonenoneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnono

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