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System Properties Comparison Oracle vs. Vertica vs. XAP

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NameOracle  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWidely used RDBMSColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performanceHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Document storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1345.42
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score21.31
Rank#30  Overall
#17  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#167  Overall
#25  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitewww.oracle.com/­databasewww.vertica.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasewww.vertica.com/­documentation/­vertica/­9-3-x-documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperOracleVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett PackardGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release198020052000
Current release19c, February 2019Vertica Analytics Platform 9.3.x, January 202014.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platformno
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Implementation languageC and C++Java, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
LinuxLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tablesschema-free
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.yesyesno infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggersSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
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++
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyesyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infowith the optional Oracle PartitioningSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash SegmentationSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replicationMaster-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be realized in PL/SQLyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoopyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
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'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hashRole-based access control
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OracleVertica infoVertica Analytics PlatformXAP
Specific characteristicsOracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle RDBMS or simply as Oracle) is a multi-model...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosCommunication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersAbiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle Database Cloud Services Customers can choose from a wide range of database...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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