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System Properties Comparison Infobright vs. Memcached vs. Postgres-XL

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NameInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.47
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score23.17
Rank#31  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score0.71
Rank#251  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Websiteignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.memcached.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikiwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Danga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200520032014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.6.18, January 202310 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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