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System Properties Comparison MonetDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
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DescriptionA relational database management system that stores data in columnsPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.72
Rank#148  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.monetdb.org
Technical documentationwww.monetdb.org/­Documentation
DeveloperMonetDB BVTeradata
Initial release20042005
Current releaseDec2023 (11.49), December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesFlexible 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 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.yes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, in SQL, C, RR packages
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding via remote tablesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusyes 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 methodsnoyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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