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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCockroachDB  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable 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.Natively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clustering
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.12
Rank#163  Overall
#81  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#258  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score6.06
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#198  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
#12  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.cockroachlabs.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamily
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.cockroachlabs.com/­docswww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htm
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationCockroach LabsMcObject
Initial release1999201320152001
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211558520.2, November 20208.2, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial 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 servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGoC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes
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 infosupport of XML interfaces available
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyes, wire compatible with PostgreSQLyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQL
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesnoyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes infoby defining events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal 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 RAFThorizontal partitioning / sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFTActive Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies available
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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AltibaseAxibaseCockroachDBeXtremeDB
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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eXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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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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eXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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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 application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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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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Schneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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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 900+ CockroachDB Enterprise clusters 2K+ CockroachCloud...
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With hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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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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For server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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