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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score5.93
Rank#72  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbms
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.Actian Corporation
Initial release20021974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release4.011.0, April 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneIngres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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