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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Interbase vs. TimesTen

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchCloud-based data warehousing serviceLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSpotifyIBMEmbarcaderoOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2014201419841998
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possibleno infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagePL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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