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System Properties Comparison InfinityDB vs. Kingbase vs. Memcached vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingMicrosofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.02
Rank#338  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.37
Rank#260  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score24.95
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score941.20
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websiteboilerbay.comwww.kingbase.com.cnwww.memcached.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperBoiler Bay Inc.BeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMicrosoft
Initial release2002199920031989
Current release4.0V8.0, August 20211.6.15, March 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC and JavaCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesnoyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoStandard with numerous extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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InfinityDBKingbaseMemcachedMicrosoft SQL Server
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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