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System Properties Comparison Spark SQL vs. Teradata vs. Transbase

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NameSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA hybrid cloud data analytics software platform (Teradata Vantage)A resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score20.56
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score68.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Websitespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.teradata.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.teradata.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperApache Software FoundationTeradataTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201419841987
Current release3.1.1, March 2021Teradata Vantage 1.0 MU2, January 2019Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Linux
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyes infoJoin-index to prejoin tables, aggregate index, sparse index, hash indexyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoSQL 2016 + extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP REST
JDBC
JMS Adapter
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
Perl
PL/1
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoUDFs, stored procedures, table functions in parallelyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, utilizing Spark CoreSharding infoHashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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