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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Cloudant vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeRDF store
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Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score4.01
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.55
Rank#219  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloudant.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.cloudant.comrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release1999201320102004
Current release7.1, July 201715585
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC++JavaErlangJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxhostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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AltibaseAxibaseCloudantRDF4J 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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