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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Firebird vs. Raima Database Manager vs. RDF4J

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonFirebird  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationFirebird is an open source RDBMS forked from Borland's InterBaseRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF store
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Score1.45
Rank#144  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#262  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score22.27
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#233  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#222  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.firebirdsql.orgraima.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdwww.firebirdsql.org/­en/­reference-manualsdocs.raima.comrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationFirebird FoundationRaima Inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release199920132000 infoAs fork of Borland's InterBase19842004
Current release7.1, July 2017155853.0.7, 202014.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoInitial Developer's Public LicensecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++CJava
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
server-less infoFirebird Embedded Server
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
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.nonono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
C/C++ API
JDBC infoJaybird
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesPSQLyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationyes
Triggersyesyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonehorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone infoavailable via 3rd party productsSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoFeatures a multi-generational MVCC architecture, readers do not block writersyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptnono
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AltibaseAxibaseFirebirdRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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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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