DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Altibase vs. Axibase vs. FaunaDB vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. FaunaDB vs. TimescaleDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationStrongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.50
Rank#142  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#256  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#127  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#63  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#105  Overall
#6  Time Series DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasefauna.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.fauna.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationFauna, Inc.Timescale
Initial release1999201320142017
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 infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++JavaScalaC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnonumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex 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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languagenoyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
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
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseAxibaseFaunaDBTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
» more
Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
» more
Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
» more
TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
» more
Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
» more
DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
» more
Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
» more
TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
» more
Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
» more
With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
» more
TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
AltibaseAxibaseFaunaDBTimescaleDB
Recent citations in the news

Newsql In-Memory Database Market Is Booming Worldwide | MicrosoftCorporation, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Teradata, Amazon, Tableau, Kognitio, Volt, DataStax, ENEA, McObjectLLC, Altibase
19 September 2020, Verdant News

Increasing Huge Demand for Global In Memory Computing Market with Covid-19 Impact Analysis | IBM, SAP SE, Oracle, Microsoft, Altibase
8 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

In-Memory Computing Market 2020 Detail Analysis for Business Development (After COVID-19 Worldwide Spread), Major Companies – Altibase, Gigaspaces, Red Hat, Gridgrain Systems, IBM, Microsoft, Fujitsu, SAP SE, Oracle, Software AG
17 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

A Global Digital Media Network
14 September 2020, Digital Journal

Altibase Is Chosen for MOIS's Public Safety LTE for its Reliability and Resilience
21 October 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Time Series Analysis Software Market to Witness Massive Growth by 2025 | Azure Time Series Insights, Trendalyze, Seeq, SensorMesh, Anodot, Shapelets, SenX, TrendMiner, AxiBase Enterprise Reporter (AER)
18 September 2020, SG Research Sphere

Global Infrastructure Capacity Planning Tools Market 2020 (Covid-19 Outbreak) Latest Trends,Technology Advancement and Demand Forecast to 2025 By: BMC Software, Lenovo, Vertiv
24 August 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Time Series Intelligence Software Market 2020 Predictable to Witness Sustainable Evolution Over 2026 with Anod
19 August 2020, openPR

Time Series Intelligence Software Market 2020 Global Analysis, Trends, Forecast
25 August 2020, News.MarketSizeForecasters.com

Time Series Analysis Software Market Research Report, Growth Forecast 2025
30 May 2020, News by aeresearch

provided by Google News

FaunaDB Closes $27M Series A, Welcomes New Leadership
1 July 2020, Crunchbase News

Beyond the fail whale: How former Twitter engineers designed a serverless database at Fauna
28 August 2020, SiliconANGLE

FaunaDB review: Fast NoSQL database for global scale
12 December 2019, InfoWorld

5 common problems FaunaDB indexes solve for you
20 November 2019, InfoWorld

This early Twitter engineer has a suggestion for your next database
10 August 2020, TechRepublic

provided by Google News

How I Power My Trading Bot with TimescaleDB
23 August 2020, hackernoon.com

TimescaleDB Delivers Another Option for Time-Series Analytics
17 October 2019, Datanami

Timescale Brings Powerful Time-Series Data Analysis to Developers Worldwide, Now Available in 75+ Cloud Regions
12 August 2020, Business Wire

Timescale Database Now Available in 76 Cloud Regions
12 August 2020, Datanami

The First Complete Life-Cycle Database Management Solution for TimescaleDB
16 April 2019, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Scala Engineer, Core Platform (Remote, Boston or San Francisco)
Fauna Inc, San Francisco, CA

Sr. Developer Advocate- Remote - North America
Fauna, Inc, Remote

Director, Product Marketing - Remote
Fauna, Inc, Remote

Sr. Product Manager - Developer Experience - Remote (US All Locations)
Fauna, Inc, Remote

Director of Product Management - Remote (US West Coast)
Fauna, Inc, Remote

Hydrological Software Engineer
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

Software Engineer III
UNAVCO, Inc., Boulder, CO

Senior Business Intelligence Engineer
OpenVPN Inc., Remote

Software Engineers Multiple Levels – Cloud Infrastructure Predictive Analytics
PCI, Maryland

Software Engineer – Predictive Analytics
Aperio Global, LLC, Columbia, MD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here