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System Properties Comparison Ingres vs. VelocityDB vs. XAP

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NameIngres  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWell established RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
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Score5.92
Rank#56  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#15  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#171  Overall
#27  Document stores
#30  Key-value stores
Websitewww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsvelocitydb.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.actian.com/­ingresvelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperActian CorporationVelocityDB IncGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release1974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20112000
Current release11.0, April 20177.x14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC#Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NETLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
.NetGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languages.Net.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesIngres ReplicatorMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows AuthenticationRole-based access control

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