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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Apache Drill vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#111  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score2.55
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.89
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbdrill.apache.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonApache Software FoundationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1999200720121998
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.18.0, September 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallynoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
noneImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes
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)Depending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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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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