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DBMS > Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Heroic

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Apache Drill vs. H2 vs. Heroic

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.41
Rank#173  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#104  Overall
#21  Document stores
#51  Relational DBMS
Score8.30
Rank#54  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#304  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comdrill.apache.orgwww.h2database.comspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdrill.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperAltibaseApache Software FoundationThomas MuellerSpotify
Initial release1999201220052014
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211.20.2, August 20222.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C++Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesDepending on the underlying data sourceyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourcefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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