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System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Teradata vs. TimesTen

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score31.68
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score70.41
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.69
Rank#138  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.teradata.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.teradata.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperTeradataOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release200519841998
Current release3.2.1, February 2022Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemshosted
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infoHashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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