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DBMS > BigObject vs. Citus vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Citus vs. Ingres

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQLWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.07
Rank#322  Overall
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Score6.47
Rank#58  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.citusdata.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.citusdata.comdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Actian Corporation
Initial release201520101974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release8.1, December 201811.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also availablecommercial
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 systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionalityno infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infostandard, with numerous extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuauser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoMVCC
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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