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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. RRDtool vs. SQLite

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationAutomatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Widely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#140  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#253  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score4.80
Rank#65  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score2.61
Rank#96  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score122.19
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloud.google.com/­datastoreoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdcloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­docwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationGoogleTobias OetikerDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19992013200819992000
Current release7.1, July 2017155851.7.2, May 20193.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSSOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# availableC
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxhostedHP-UX
Linux
server-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes, details hereNumeric data onlyyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GQL)noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
in-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesusing Google App Enginenono
TriggersyesyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMulti-Master replication using Paxosnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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.none
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)nono
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AltibaseAxibaseGoogle Cloud DatastoreRRDtoolSQLite
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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