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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score3.81
Rank#72  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score2.04
Rank#106  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-in-memory-database/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­timesten/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20131998
Current release6.8, August 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesPL/SQL
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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MemSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsMemSQL is The No Limits Databaseā„¢, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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