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

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud Platform
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#143  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#247  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score151.44
Rank#7  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score4.81
Rank#67  Overall
#12  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.elastic.co/­products/­elasticsearchcloud.google.com/­datastore
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docs
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationElasticGoogle
Initial release1999201320102008
Current release7.1, July 2017155857.3.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyes, 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 indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesyesusing Google App Engine
Triggersyesyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureCallbacks 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 replicationyesMulti-Master replication using Paxos
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesES-Hadoop Connectoryes infousing Google Cloud Dataflow
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate 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 dataACIDnonoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of Transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesMemcached and Redis integrationno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)
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AltibaseAxibaseElasticsearchGoogle Cloud Datastore
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Elasticsearch is a highly scalable open source full-text search and analytics engine....
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Open source, real-time index, search and analysis, horizontally scalable, distributed,...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Search, logging, security, metrics, maps and business analytics use cases.
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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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More than 400 million cumulative downloads More than 100,000 community members in...
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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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The Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash) is free and open source...
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