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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Cloudant vs. Google Cloud Datastore

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#247  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score4.81
Rank#67  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloudant.comcloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.cloudant.comcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Google
Initial release1999201320102008
Current release7.1, July 201715585
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linuxhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyes, details here
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptusing Google App Engine
TriggersyesyesyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Multi-Master replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor paths
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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AltibaseAxibaseCloudantGoogle Cloud Datastore
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 8 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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