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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. CrateDB vs. TimesTen vs. XAP

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDistributed Date Store based on LuceneIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsDocument storeObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.45
Rank#139  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.28
Rank#261  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#183  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.95
Rank#169  Overall
#25  Document stores
#32  Key-value stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecrate.iowww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcrate.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1docs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationCrateOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release19992013201319982000
Current release7.1, July 20171558511 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJavaJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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.nonononono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesuser defined functionsPL/SQLyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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AltibaseAxibaseCrateDBTimesTenXAP
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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CrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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CrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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CrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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CrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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The CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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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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CrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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