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DBMS > Ingres vs. TerarkDB vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. TerarkDB vs. TypeDB

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBTypeDB is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
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Score5.28
Rank#66  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#320  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.84
Rank#193  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#94  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbvaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikidocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperActian CorporationTerarkGrakn Labs / Vaticle
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20162016
Current release11.0, April 20172.2, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
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.no infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availablenono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
C++ API
Java API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
All JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynoneSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatornoneMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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IngresTerarkDBTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsTypeDB is a database technology that serves as the knowledge base foundation to intelligent...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of TypeDB allows for modelling...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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