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

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  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 ScioreScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#108  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score24.37
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
docs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonAxibase CorporationIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release19992007201319841998
Current release7.1, July 20171558514.10.FC3, December 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++ and Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 automaticallynoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
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
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyesyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationnoACIDACID
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.yesyesyes
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)Users with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAmazon SimpleDBAxibaseInformixTimesTen
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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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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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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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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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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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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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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