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DBMS > Ingres vs. Trafodion vs. TypeDB

System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. Trafodion vs. TypeDB

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMSTypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query language
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph 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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Score5.84
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.43
Rank#254  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#209  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmstrafodion.apache.orgvaticle.com
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingrestrafodion.apache.orgdocs.vaticle.com
DeveloperActian CorporationApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HPVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20142016
Current release11.0, April 20172.3.0, February 20192.11.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++, JavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
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 availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Proceduresno
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyShardingSharding infoby using Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres Replicatoryes, via HBaseMulti-source replication infoby using Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBaseyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeper
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infosubstituted by the relationship feature
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progress
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IngresTrafodionTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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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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