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Rainstor System Properties

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DescriptionBig Data database system for archiving, querying and analyzing historical data
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#173  Overall
#87  Relational DBMS
DeveloperRainstor, Inc. Acquired by Teradata in December 2014
Initial release2002
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost full) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes supports Pig and Hive; can run on HDFS
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts Access controlAccess rights for users and roles Integrates with LDAP and Active Directory

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Big data elephant mates with RainStor
16 February 2012, Register

Teradata gobbles up data squasher RainStor
18 December 2014, The Register

Teradata RainStor® Enriches Analytics with Archived Data
8 June 2015, PR Newswire (press release)

Goodbye to Tape – RainStor FastForward is Transforming Data Archives
17 September 2013, SiliconANGLE (blog)

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16 April 2014, TechTarget

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