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DBMS > Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. InfinityDB vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWell established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgboilerbay.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperApache Software FoundationBoiler Bay Inc.Actian CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release201520021974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1984
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.64.011.0, April 2017InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyes
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.yesnono infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)noneIngres ReplicatorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCCyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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