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System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Realm vs. TimesTen

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.86
Rank#164  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score7.97
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase.cnrealm.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationrealm.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20141998
Current releaseGBase 8a11 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoChange Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-Memory realmyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GBaseRealmTimesTen
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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