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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. c-treeEDGE vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. SQLite

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonc-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.12
Rank#142  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score0.24
Rank#254  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#235  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Score5.02
Rank#64  Overall
#10  Document stores
Score121.95
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgecloud.google.com/­datastorewww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.google.com/­datastore/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationFairCom CorporationGoogleDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release19992013197920082000
Current release7.1, July 201715585V1, Juni 20183.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaANSI C, C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedserver-less
Data schemeyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes, details hereyes 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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (GQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
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 functionsyesyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++using Google App Engineno
TriggersyesyesyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMulti-Master replication using Paxosnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate 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 integrityyesnoyes infowhen using SQLyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes 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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)no
More information provided by the system vendor
AltibaseAxibasec-treeEDGEGoogle Cloud DatastoreSQLite
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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The c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Top Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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c-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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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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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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Just as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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