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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Infobright vs. Machbase vs. Oracle vs. OrientDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendTimeSeries DBMS for AIoT and BigDataWidely used RDBMSMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.19
Rank#102  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.05
Rank#175  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score1260.80
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score5.21
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
#5  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.machbase.comwww.oracle.com/­databaseorientdb.org
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesmachbase.atlassian.net/­wiki/­spaces/­MAN/­overviewdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperExasolIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MachbaseOracleOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release20002005201319802010
Current releaseV6.5, August 202119c, February 20193.1.9, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial infofree test version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCCC and C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
All OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleJava, Javascript
TriggersyesnonoyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono infocan be realized in PL/SQLno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiessimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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