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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Citus

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonCitus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable hybrid operational and analytics RDBMS for big data use cases based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#143  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score2.70
Rank#109  Overall
#9  Search engines
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.citusdata.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdocs.citusdata.com
DeveloperAltibaseAmazon
Initial release199920122010
Current release7.1, July 20178.1, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoAGPL, commercial license also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
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.noyes infospecific XML type available, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infostandard, with numerous extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensions
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAmazon CloudSearchCitus
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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