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System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. MySQL vs. Transbase
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|Name||Ingres Xexclude from comparison||MySQL Xexclude from comparison||Transbase Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Well established RDBMS||Widely used open source RDBMS||A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS Key/Value like access via memcached API||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Document store|
|Developer||Actian Corporation||Oracle since 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun||Transaction Software GmbH|
|Initial release||1974 originally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s||1995||1987|
|Current release||11.0, April 2017||8.0.29, April 2022||Transbase 8.4, September 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source GPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available||commercial free development license|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Implementation language||C||C and C++||C and C++|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
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|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no but tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes with proprietary extensions||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||.NET Client API|
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Proprietary native API
Proprietary native API
|Supported programming languages||Ada|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||yes||yes proprietary syntax||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||horizontal partitioning Ingres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously||horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Ingres Replicator||Multi-source replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID not for MyISAM storage engine||yes|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes MVCC||yes table locks or row locks depending on storage engine||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Users with fine-grained authorization concept no user groups or roles||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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