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DBMS > MonetDB vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. SpaceTime vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.Platform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.72
Rank#148  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#396  Overall
#8  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.orgwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperMonetDB BVMireoTeradata
Initial release200420202005
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesFlexible 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.noyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RnoR packages
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesFixed-grid hypercubesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusReal-time block device replication (DRBD)yes 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 integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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