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DBMS > Ignite vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Ingres vs. Interbase

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NameIgnite  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.Well established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from Borland
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score7.09
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
#35  Relational DBMS
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score6.74
Rank#62  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperApache Software FoundationActian CorporationEmbarcadero
Initial release20151974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1984
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.611.0, April 2017InterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetCC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesno infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger language
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Ingres ReplicatorInterbase Change Views
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes infoMultiversion concurreny control
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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