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TimesTen System Properties
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|Editorial information provided by DB-Engines|
|Description||In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle|
|Database model||Relational DBMS|
|Developer||Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP originally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005|
|Current release||11 Release 2 (220.127.116.11.0)|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial|
|Cloud-based Only available as a cloud service||no|
|Server operating systems||AIX|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes|
|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|
|SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||ODP.NET|
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
|Supported programming languages||C|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||PL/SQL|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Master-master replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes by means of logfiles and checkpoints|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
The world’s first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in 1998):
High-availability and disaster recovery by way of integrated high performance parallel replication
TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products:
Can be deployed as the database of record or as a cache for Oracle Database
|Typical application scenarios|
TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:
Telecoms: HLR and HSS, Pre and post paid charging, Mediation, Fraud detection.
Finance: Trading engines, order management, stock exchange surveillance systems, governance.
Travel: Reservation systems, Online booking systems.
eCommerce: Shopping carts, catalogs, personalisation.
Some of our key customers include Ericsson, Telcordia, China Mobile, China Telecom, Verizon, Ping An Insurance, Bank of America, Lockheed Martin, KDDI, Dell, SMART, NYFIX, KTF, USPS, Rakuten Travel, J.P.Morgan, Intel, FCA, CIMA, Japan Airlines and Zagrebacka Banka.
TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide including 10 Fortune 100 companies.
|Licensing and pricing models|
Standard Oracle licence models; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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