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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. ArangoDB vs. Axibase vs. TimesTen

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  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 ScioreNative multi-model DBMS for graph, document, key/value and search. All in one engine and accessible with one query language.Scalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score5.73
Rank#62  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
#8  Search engines
Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.arangodb.com/­docs/­stablegithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonArangoDB Inc.Axibase CorporationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19992007201220131998
Current release7.1, July 20173.6.0, January 20201558511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial license (Enterprise) availablecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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 automaticallyyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92nonoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIAQL
Foxx Framework
Graph API (Gremlin)
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Java & SpringData
JSON style queries
VelocyPack/VelocyStream
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
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++
Clojure
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Rust
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoJavaScriptyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infosince version 2.0Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replication with configurable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
OneShard (highly available, fault-tolerant deployment mode with ACID semantics)
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes inforelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes 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.yesyes
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)yesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAmazon SimpleDBArangoDBAxibaseTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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One Engine. One Query Language. Multiple Data Models. ArangoDB is an open source...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Consolidation: As a native multi-model database, can be used as a full blown document...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Native multi-model in ArangoDB is being used for a broad range of projects across...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Cisco, Barclays, Refinitive, Siemens Mentor, Kabbage, Liaison, Douglas, MakeMyTrip,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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ArangoDB is the leading native multi-model database with over 9000 stargazers on...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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Very permissive Apache 2 License for Community Edition & commercial licenses are...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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