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NameTeradata Aster
DescriptionPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Additional database modelsKey-value store
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Score2.32
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.teradata.com/­products-and-services/­analytics-from-aster-overview
Technical documentationwww.info.teradata.com/­browse.cfm?selSuite=103&selOrd=categ
DeveloperTeradata
Initial release2005
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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.yes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsOLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresR packages
Triggersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes 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 methodsyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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