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DBMS > Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. EXASOL vs. FileMaker vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score1.20
Rank#157  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Document stores
#52  Relational DBMS
Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score49.13
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comdrill.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.claris.com/­filemakerrdf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdrill.apache.org/­docswww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software FoundationExasolFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release19992012200019832004
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.18.0, September 202019, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
iOS
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesyes infovia pluginsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++Java
Lua
Python
R
PHPJava
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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-standardDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno
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AltibaseApache DrillEXASOLFileMakerRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
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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