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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. atoti vs. Axibase vs. CockroachDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonatoti  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSAn in-memory DBMS combining transactional and analytical processing to handle the aggregation of ever-changing data.Scalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationCockroachDB is a distributed database architected for modern cloud applications. It is wire compatible with PostgreSQL and backed by a Key-Value Store, which is either RocksDB or a purpose-built derivative, called Pebble.Fully managed big data interactive analytics platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.14
Rank#159  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.50
Rank#236  Overall
#14  Object oriented DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score6.16
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score4.36
Rank#78  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.atoti.ioaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.cockroachlabs.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorer
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer
DeveloperAltibaseActiveViamAxibase CorporationCockroach LabsMicrosoft
Initial release1999201320152019
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211558520.2, November 2020cloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infofree versions availablecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache 2.0, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaGo
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesdynamic schemaFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)SQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subset
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCMicrosoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsPythonyesnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, R
Triggersyesyesnoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicy
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning (by key range) infoall tables are translated to an ordered KV store and then broken down into 64MB ranges, which are then used as replicas in RAFTSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlAzure Active Directory Authentication
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AltibaseatotiAxibaseCockroachDBMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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CockroachDB is a cloud-native, distributed SQL database architected for modern applications....
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Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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- EFFORTLESS SCALE: Scale your applications, not operational complexity. CockroachDB...
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Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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System of record (financial ledger, inventory management, transaction record), identity...
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IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Comcast, SpaceX, eBay, DoorDash, Mythical Games, Norfolk Southern, LUSH, Bose, Kindred,...
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Microsoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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8K+ long-running clusters 800+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 900+ CockroachCloud...
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Azure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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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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- Apache 2.0 for core features released up to and including the 19.1 release - Time-limited...
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