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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Teradata Aster vs. TigerGraph

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score1236.37
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score2.31
Rank#127  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasedocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperOracleTeradata
Initial release198020052017
Current release19c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
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++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyes
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.yesyes infoin Aster File Storeno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleR packagesyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Frameworkyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACIDACID
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.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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OracleTeradata AsterTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersFour out of the top five global banks use TigerGraph for real-time fraud detection....
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Market metricsANALYST RESEARCH Nov 2020: TigerGraph Named A Leader For Graph Data Platforms - TigerGraph...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTry TigerGraph for Free in the Cloud or On Prem https://www.tigergraph.com/get-tigergraph/...
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