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DBMS > Ingres vs. Interbase vs. TimesTen

System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. Interbase vs. TimesTen

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score5.50
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score6.29
Rank#61  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score1.85
Rank#125  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperActian CorporationEmbarcaderoOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s19841998
Current release11.0, April 2017InterBase 2020, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
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.no infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languagePL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorInterbase Change ViewsMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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