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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. Manticore Search vs. MariaDB

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonManticore Search  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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 ScioreMulti-storage database for search, including full-text search.MySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS infousing the Manticore Columnar LibraryDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#123  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#326  Overall
#20  Search engines
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­simpledbmanticoresearch.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbmanual.manticoresearch.commariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonManticore SoftwareMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release1999200720172009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 1995
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20214.2, December 202110.8.3, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeFixed schemayes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoInt, Bigint, Float, Timestamp, Bit, Int array, Bigint array, JSON, Booleanyes
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.noCan index from XMLyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infofull-text index on all search fieldsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP APIBinary API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/SQL API
SQL over MySQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Elixir
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnouser defined functionsyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportedseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesSynchronous replication based on Galera libraryMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationyes infoisolated transactions for atomic changes and binary logging for safe writesACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Manticore index.yes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
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)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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AltibaseAmazon SimpleDBManticore SearchMariaDB
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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