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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. Lovefield vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. Lovefield vs. Teradata Aster

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#48  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#229  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleTeradata
Initial release199720142005
Current release2017.2, October 20172.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariLinux
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.yesnoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoR packages
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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