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System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. SingleStore

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.67
Rank#77  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score5.91
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­databases/­ingreswww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperActian CorporationSingleStore Inc.
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2013
Current release11.2, May 20228.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageCC++, Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslySharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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IngresSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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