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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Prometheus vs. TimesTen

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1345.00
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score5.69
Rank#66  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score2.35
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databaseprometheus.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databaseprometheus.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release198020151998
Current release19c, February 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++Go
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.yesno infoImport of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possiblenoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby FederationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
OraclePrometheusTimesTen
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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