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System Properties Comparison Teradata Aster vs. VelocityDB

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NameTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and typesA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#16  Object oriented DBMS
Websitevelocitydb.com
Technical documentationvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperTeradataVelocityDB Inc
Initial release20052011
Current release7.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinuxAny that supports .NET
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Storeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 Storeno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresR packagesno
TriggersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
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 Frameworkno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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