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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. SQLite

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score64.27
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score4.80
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score122.19
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonAxibase CorporationGoogleDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19992012201320082000
Current release7.1, July 2017155853.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinuxhostedserver-less
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes, details hereyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyesusing Google App Engineno
Triggersyesyes infoby integration with AWS LambdayesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMaster-slave replicationMulti-Master replication using Paxosnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
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AltibaseAmazon DynamoDBAxibaseGoogle Cloud DatastoreSQLite
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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