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DBMS > Heroic vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems Caché vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems Caché vs. TimesTen

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA multi-model DBMS and application serverIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#290  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSpotifyEmbarcaderoInterSystemsOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2014198419971998
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 20192018.1.4, May 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationMulti-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 datayesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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